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Steven Ruffalo’s Legal Cases

4 total

  • Applegate Apartments Ltd Pship v. Commercial Coin Laundry Systems, 276 Ill.App.3d 433

    Practice Area:
    Landlord & Tenant
    Date:
    Dec 14, 1995
    Outcome:
    Settled after appeal.
    Description:
    Commercial Forcible attempting to oust coin operated laundry tenant following foreclosure in which client purchased property from foreclosing lender.
  • American Automotive Accessories, Inc. v. Fishman, 175 F.3d 534

    Practice Area:
    Consumer Protection
    Date:
    Apr 24, 1999
    Outcome:
    Summary Judgment affirmed on appeal.
    Description:
    Successfully challenged admission of hearsay statements deemed inadmissible under the declaration against penal interest exception to hearsay rule. Defeated claims under RICO statute and exonerated client through grant of Summary Judgment which was subsequently upheld by the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals.
  • Roels v. Drew Industries, 240 Ill.App.3d 578

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Dec 30, 1992
    Outcome:
    Case settled in favor of our client.
    Description:
    Obtained reversal in 1st District of trial court's order dismissing case to enforce guarantee against a parent whose subsidiary merged into another entity.
  • Maxit, Inc. v. Van Cleve, 231 Ill.2d 229

    Practice Area:
    Contracts & Agreements
    Date:
    Oct 17, 2008
    Outcome:
    Settled after appeals
    Description:
    Breach of contract claiming ex-employee breached release in settling under-insured motorists claim then pursuing double recovery through workers' compensation claims. Trial court granted summary judgment in our favor, 2nd District reversed on appeal and the Illinois Supreme Court grant Petition for Leave to Appeal and affirmed reversal.