Lindsay v. Fitl

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Lindsay v. Fitl

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April 1, 2016
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Case Summary

S-15-0757, Stephen Lindsay, as Special Administrator of the Estate of Mary F. Lindsay, Mary H. Lindsay, Daniel Lindsay, Michael Lindsay, Alice Lindsay, Stephen Lindsay, individually, and Marguerite Ford v. Patricia M. Fitl, Personal Representative of the Estate of James G. Fitl

District Court for Douglas County, Hon. Marlon A. Polk

Attorneys: Thomas M. White, C. Thomas White, and Amy S. Jorgensen (White & Jorgensen, Omaha); Michael S. Degan (Husch Blackwell, Omaha)

Proceedings Below: The plaintiffs filed suit against Fitl for breach of various fiduciary duties. A motion to dismiss was granted on the basis of an FDIC action filed in federal court.

Issue on Appeal: Whether (1) the filing of the FDIC action divests the plaintiffs of their standing to sue; (2) the plaintiffs' claims are derivative; (3) plaintiffs can amend.