SMTD Obtains Unanimous Jury Verdict for Surety Client; Defeats Indemnitors’ Fraud Claim & Secures Award of 100% of its Client’s Attorneys’ Fees and Costs
On May 9, 2016, after a six day jury trial in Orange County Superior Court (CA), SMTD’s Jeff Hook obtained a unanimous verdict on behalf of SMTD’s Surety client in a heavily contested indemnity action. The six day jury trial was followed by a one day bench trial in which SMTD defeated defendants’ reformation claim based on alleged fraud. Following the trial, SMTD successfully obtained an award of all its client’s attorneys’ fees, costs and prejudgment interest. If you would like additional information about the issues that SMTD successfully litigated in this case, please email Mr. Hook at email@example.com.