Richard Foster, the former attorney for former National Team swimmer Dagny Knutson, has been charged with seven ethics violations by the California State Bar Court. Knutson recently won a lawsuit accusing Foster of failing to disclose a conflict of interest when he negotiated her a deal with USA Swimming in 2010.
A California appeals court has ruled in favor of former professional swimmer Dagny Knutson, reinstating the $617,800 in damages she was awarded in 2016 before a judge threw out that verdict and ordered a new trial.
Dagny Knutson will be back in court this week in the next step of a now-four-year legal battle with her former attorney, Richard Foster. Knutson won the lawsuit back in 2016, only for a judge to order a new trial. Now, Knutson is appealing, asking the court to restore the original ruling.
A jury ruled in favor of former American record holder Dagny Knutson yesterday in a civil suit against her former attorney Richard Foster.
The civil lawsuit between former American record-holder Dagny Knutson and her former attorney Richard Foster begins today in California.
Former American record-holder Dagny Knutson has filed a lawsuit against Richard Foster, her former lawyer who was also formerly president of USA Water Polo.