Practice Area: Consumer protection
Outcome: Verdict for client in excess of $1.5 million
Description: Mr. deMaine represented a vulnerable elderly married couple who granted their oldest adult child general power of attorney, including all authority to handle their finances. After a week long trial, Mr. deMaine successfully obtained a judgment in excess of $1.5 million dollars. The trial was particularly difficult due to the use of numerous bank accounts. The use of a forensic accountant was necessary to demonstrate the amount of money misappropriated by the defendant.