Corporation v. Local attorney: tax attorney gave bad tax advice to a corporation. The IRS audited the return, found the error and assessed back taxes, interest and penalties. The attorney and his insurance carrier refused to settle the case. We sued the lawyer. Offer before filing suit $0. Arbitration award: $98,000.

After the case concluded, our client wrote:

It was indeed a pleasure having you represent us in this matter. We could not have hoped for better results. We felt very comfortable with you from the very first time we met and were very, very confident that you would always act in our best interest. ..You can rest assured that if anyone inquires about your abilities and professionalism, we will be happy to give you the highest recommendation possible without any reservation.

$98,000