Case Conclusion Date: August 1, 1994
Practice Area: Litigation
Outcome: The plaintiff prevailed and the case was settled.
Description: The case involved a matter of settlement of maritime claim between a client and her attorney. It involved the valuation of a limited term annunity in favor of the attorneys and detrimental to the client. The Washingon Supreme Court determined that the lawyers breached their fiduciary duty to the client and orderd refund of the attorneys fee.