TITLE

Singing the Fat-fee Forfeiture Blues

PUB. DATE
October 1999
SOURCE
Defense Counsel Journal;Oct99, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p589
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the views of Allan K. DuBois of Green & DuBois on a case in Texas in which a plaintiff's lawyer had to forfeit fees. Legal provisions on the forfeiture of fees in instances when attorneys breach their fiduciary duty; Background information on the case; Basis of the court rulings.
ACCESSION #
2944220

 

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