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Jesse by Reinecke v. Danforth
Citation:485 N.W.2d 63 (Wisc. 1992).
In 1985, Drs. Danforth and Ullrich, along with twenty-one other physicians, retained attorney Douglas Flygt with the law firm of DeWitt, Porter, Huggett, Schumacher & Morgan, S.C. (“DeWitt”) to create a corporation for purchasing and operating an MRI. Flygt incorporated MRIGM in 1986, and continued to serve as its corporate counsel thereafter.
In May 1988, the Jesse family sued Drs. Danforth and Ullrich for medical malpractice unrelated to MRIGM activities. The plaintiffs retained Eric Farnsworth of DeWitt to represent them. Farnsworth conducted an internal conflict of interest check, but did not find defendants listed as clients of the firm.
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