Fulwider Pays $8M To Settle Misconduct Claims

Law360, New York (January 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Patent law firm Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht LLP has settled with ICU Medical Inc. three years after the health care company sued the firm for allegedly breaching its attorney-client obligations.

Fulwider, which did not admit any liability or wrongdoing, will pay ICU $8 million to resolve the lawsuit the company filed in the Superior Court of California, Orange County.

The allegations stem from Fulwider’s involvement with ICU’s industry competitors. According to ICU’s complaint, Fulwider suddenly terminated its representation of ICU in 1999 and continued to...
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