Turner County Estate Case Breach of Fiduciary Duty & Fraud, $100,000

Gary Ward, as Agent of the Estate of Walter O'Keefe, Deceased v. Gail Lange and Loren Lange Turner County

Represented Plaintiff in breach of fiduciary duty and fraud claim. Summary judgment on liability in favor of Plaintiff. Jury trial returned a verdict of $75,000.00 compensatory damages and $25,000 punitive damages. Jury verdict and summary judgment affirmed by the South Dakota Supreme Court in Ward v. Lange, 553 N.W.2d 246 (S.D. 1996).

Attorney:  Jeff Cole

Awarded: $100,000

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