Attorney Malpractice: Two Supreme Court Wins

InĀ Friske, et al. v. Hogan, 2005 S.D. 70, 698 N.W.2d 526, the South Dakota Supreme Court ruled for the clients of Schoenbeck Law that an attorney may owe a duty to a will beneficiary, which ruling builds on the Supreme Court decision entered in Chem Age Industries,...

Medical Negligence

In a medical negligence case in Day County, South Dakota, we represented a victim of unnecessary multiple back surgeries. The victim had a non-operative compression fracture, but had the misfortune of being treated in the Avera St. Luke’s emergency room by Dr....

Accountant Malpractice

Our office completed an accounting malpractice case which also obtained a favorable ruling from the trial court permitting us to go forward with a punitive damage claim against the accountant. Specific facts were presented to the trial court that showed a reasonable...