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.
American Automotive Accessories, Inc. v. Fishman, 175 F.3d 534
Apr 24, 1999
Summary Judgment affirmed on appeal.
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.