Beneficiaries Named in Unsigned Document Lack Standing

Beneficiaries named in a trust amendment prepared by a lawyer do not have standing as third-party beneficiaries to sue the lawyer for breach of contract when the trust amendment was never executed due to an admitted “oversight” by the lawyer.  Estate of Robert H. Agnew v. Ross, No. 76 MAP 2015 (Pa. 1/19/2017), rev’g 110 A.3d 1020, 2015 PA Super 22 (2/2/2015).

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