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Kus v. Irving
Citation:736 A.2d 946 (1999)
Two defendants, attorneys Nancy Z. Dubicki and Garon Camassar, claim that there is no genuine issue of material fact as to their liability and request that the motion for summary judgment be denied. The law firm is a limited liability partnership. Plaintiff, Margaret Kus, claims that a third defendant, attorney Charles J. Irving, a partner in the firm of Irving, Dubicki and Camassar, induced her to sign a fee agreement to pay him a fee of 25 percent of what he collected on the life insurance policy of the husband of the plaintiff before suit was filed. The policy had a death benefit of $400,000. She claims Irving had already received $400,000, but nevertheless filed suit to collect the larger fee of 33 percent.
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