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Merlo, Blair and Stafford Obtain Appellate Victory Based on Statute of Limitations

March 23, 2021

Robert F. Merlo (Associate-Chicago, IL), Kimberly Blair (Partner-Chicago, IL) and Joseph Stafford (Partner-Chicago, IL) obtained an appellate court victory, affirming dismissal of a legal malpractice case based on the statute of limitations. The Appellate Court of Illinois, First Judicial District agreed that the statute was not extended by fraudulent concealment. The circuit court did not err in dismissing the complaint in its entirety, and affirmed the judgment of the circuit court.

A copy of the decision is attached.

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