Archive for January 2013
Three-Year Statute Governs Conversion of Check
Conversion and negligence claims against a bank, arising from a lawyer’s forgery of a client’s
signature to a settlement check, are governed by the three-year statute of limitation of 810 ILCS 5/3-118(g), a panel in the Appellate Court’s Fifth District has held.
Judicial Estoppel Doctrine Continues To Evolve
The doctrine of judicial estoppel, which has become one of the most potent weapons against bankruptcy fraud (see Sharp Thinking No. 57 (February 2012), continues to evolve in the nation’s federal courts.Read More