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Probate : Breach Of Fiduciary Duty – Actual Damages – Sufficiency Of Evidence

Even though an estate presented evidence to show that a law firm did not fully comply with its duties owed to the estate and the decedent, the estate failed to produce non-speculative evidence of damages, so summary judgment for the defendants is affirmed.

Judgment is affirmed.

The Estate of Steven A. Bonifer v. Kullman Klein & Dionenda (MLW No. 67150/Case No. ED101161 – 10 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Eastern District, Gaertner Jr., J.) Appealed from circuit court, St. Louis County, DePriest Jr., J. (David B. Cosgrove, Kurt J. Schafers and Mary E. Hodges for appellant) (Timothy J. Wolf, Patrick A. Bousquet and Patrick T. Cody for respondents).

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