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Matthew F. Davis

Matthew Davis’s Legal Cases

4 total

  • Jackowski v. Borchelt

    Practice Area:
    Real Estate
    Date:
    Jun 14, 2012
    Outcome:
    The Supreme Court affirmed the Court of Appeals. We got most but not all of what we hoped for.
    Description:
    Buyer misrepresentation case against seller of home and brokers for both sides. The trial court dismissed most of the claims, and the buyers appealed. The Court of Appeals affirmed parts of the dismissal and reversed other parts. The Washington Supreme Court accepted the case for review and affirmed the Court of Appeals. This case is important because it sets forth the source and nature of the duties that real estate brokers owe in transactions. I represented Windermere Real Estate in the case.
  • Borish v. Russell

    Practice Area:
    Real Estate
    Date:
    May 04, 2010
    Outcome:
    The dismissal of my client's claims against the appraiser was reversed, and we settled the case.
    Description:
    Buyers purchased home that converted from a mobile home but sold without disclosure. Buyers sued the seller and the appraiser. I represented the buyers. Claims against the appraiser and most claims against the seller were dismissed before trial, and the jury found for the seller. On appeal, the Court of Appeals reversed the dismissal of the claim against the appraiser, which was later settled. The dismissal of the claims against the seller was affirmed.
  • Boguch v. Landover Corp.

    Practice Area:
    Real Estate
    Date:
    Dec 21, 2009
    Outcome:
    Dismissal of Windermere broker affirmed in full.
    Description:
    Buyer of waterfront parcel sued brokers over inaccurate outline of property on aerial map. I represented Windermere broker for seller. The case was dismissed because claim was too speculative. The Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal.
  • MacPherson's, Inc. v. Windermere Services Company

    Practice Area:
    Antitrust & Trade Law
    Date:
    May 24, 2004
    Outcome:
    All antitrust claims against Windermere were dismissed.
    Description:
    Real estate brokerage brought antitrust lawsuit against Windermere in federal court, claiming that Windermere was a monopoly and engaged in anti-competitive practices. The trial court dismissed the case for lack of proof. On appeal, the Ninth Curcuit Court of Appeals affirmed the dismissal.