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Section Newsletter Articles on Promissory Estoppel

Boys, be careful what you promise By Mike Reed Commercial Banking, Collections, and Bankruptcy, June 2010 Illinois unequivocally recognized the use of promissory estoppel as a cause of action in the Illinois Supreme Court case of Newton Tractor Sales, Inc. v. Kubota Tractor Corporation.
Newton Tractor Sales, Inc. v. Kubota Tractor Corporation: The Supreme Court Promises—You Can Sue! By Hon. Barbara Crowder Civil Practice and Procedure, June 2009 The Illinois Supreme Court has underscored that promissory estoppel is a recognized cause of action in its own right and cannot be relegated to the affirmative defense section of an answer.