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Napa Valley Winery Sues Law Firm

April 24, 2019

Bremer Family Winery settled a lawsuit Napa County filed against the company in 2017 over alleged permit and code violations, including hosting too many visitors, producing too much wine, and constructing catwalks, rock walls, outdoor plumbing, footbridges and other structures without permits ... The Bremer Group alleged in a complaint against Dickenson Peatman & Fogarty that the firm's attorneys "improperly" advised the winery to defend the lawsuit Napa County "through any means at all costs" ... The case was settled more than a year later "after incurring over half-a-million dollars in wasted, unearned, and unnecessary attorney fees," ... A representative for the firm called the lawsuit baseless ...