Civil Litigation Case Results
Settlement in complex civil embezzlement action
Secured impressive settlement for client in a Boston civil embezzlement action with an evasive defendant and over $100,000.00 in unaccounted funds. Despite the destruction of many documents, our civil litigation attorneys launched a meticulous investigation and case review, dedicating hours to investigating, cross-checking, and managing thousands of financial papers and checks. The firm also considered writing exemplars and forensic expert analysis to bolster the client's case.
Significant recovery in a trust case involving breach of fiduciary duty
The Trustee of a complex family trust breached numerous fiduciary duties and in doing so, mishandled and squandered beneficiary funds. Our civil litigators successfully exposed the fiduciary's liability, discovered and organized key documents, and helped the beneficiary client recover a significant reward.
Significant settlement in a trust case involving unaccounted funds
Over $150,000 in unaccounted for funds in a trust were straining family relations and multiple breaches of fiduciary duties were being actively committed in a Norfolk Superior Court case. Our civil litigators accounted for missing documents, mended the rift between an estranged sister and her family, and recovered a large settlement for our client in the process.
Favorable settlement in a trust case involving duress and undue influence over the administrator
A family member expressed serious concerns regarding requests for trust disbursements being made by other siblings named in a family trust. At the crux of the case were the discretionary powers of an elderly trust administrator. Our civil litigators exposed the duress and undue influence influence being placed on the elderly family member in making the disbursements and negotiated a settlement that stabilized growing family tensions and financial disparity.
Successful outcome to dispute regarding dissolution of partnership
The dissolution of a longstanding business partnership became contentious and litigation ensued between business partners. Our civil litigators successfully resolved the matter to the satisfaction of all parties involved after a detailed inspection of the company bylaws and detailed negotiations between the former partners.