Kirk Jenkins

Kirk Jenkins

Sedgwick LLP

Contact  |  View Bio  |  RSS

Latest Posts › Statute of Limitations

Share:

Illinois Supreme Court Holds Five-Year Statute Applies to Fraud Claims Against Architects

On Friday afternoon, in an opinion by Justice Robert R. Thomas, a unanimous Illinois Supreme Court held that fraud-based claims against architects are subject to a five-year statute of limitations. In Gillespie Community Unit...more

1/27/2014 - Architects Fraud Statute of Limitations

Illinois Supreme Court Debates Limitations and Repose for Architects and Contractors

November was a relatively light month for the Illinois Supreme Court on the civil docket, with only one civil case on for argument. Today, we report on the oral argument in Gillespie Community Unit School Dist. No. 7 v. Wight...more

12/12/2013 - Architects Construction Disputes Contractors Fraud Misrepresentation Statute of Limitations Statutory Interpretation

Illinois Supreme Court Bars Action Against Deceased Defendant

On Friday morning, the Illinois Supreme Court pointed out a trap for the unwary in an unexpected place - what happens if a complaint is filed, but unbeknownst to the plaintiff, the defendant had died several months earlier?...more

10/23/2013 - Dismissals Legal Representatives Service of Process Statute of Limitations

Enforcing Contractual Time Bars on Architect Liability

In Gillespie Community Unit School District No. 7 v. Wight & Co., the fourth and final new civil case added to its docket at the close of the January term, the Illinois Supreme Court will address an important issue for...more

2/11/2013 - Architects Contractors School Districts Statute of Limitations

Tort Claims for Interfering With Expected Inheritance Generally Not Barred After The Estate Closes

Friday morning, a unanimous Illinois Supreme Court held that in most cases, a tort claim for intentional interference with testamentary expectancy is not subject to the six-month statute of limitations on will contests....more

1/28/2013 - Intentional Torts Statute of Limitations Testamentary Expectancy Wills

Illinois Supreme Court Announces Two Civil Opinions to Be Filed Friday

This afternoon, the Illinois Supreme Court announced that it will file two new civil opinions on Friday morning: Poris v. Lake Holiday Property Owners Association, No. 113907 – (1) May a property association authorize...more

1/23/2013 - Homeowners' Association Interference Claims Statute of Limitations Testamentary Expectancy Wills

Res Judicata Part II: Always Read What the Order Says (and Doesn't Say)

In its second opinion of the day on the doctrine of res judicata, a unanimous Illinois Supreme Court has affirmed the First District, Fifth Division’s decision in Hernandez v. Pritikin. A detailed discussion of the underlying...more

12/15/2012 - Appeals Attorney Malpractice Res Judicata Statute of Limitations

Argument Report: Suit for Tortious Interference Barred After It's Tossed From Probate Court?

Our reports on the civil oral arguments of the Illinois Supreme Court's November term continue with Bjork v. O'Meara... Before his death, decedent begins taking steps to transfer a bank account to the plaintiff. He dies...more

11/28/2012 - Statute of Limitations Tortious Interference

8 Results
|
View per page
Page: of 1