Section Newsletter Articles on Statute of Limitations
Legally disabled can toll the statute of limitations
Trusts and Estates
, October 2014
On August 26, 2014, after passing both houses of the General Assembly unanimously, the Governor signed HB5512 into law, allowing more persons to toll the statute of limitations on account of legal disability.
‘Know thy enemy and know thyself’
Bench and Bar
, April 2009
As a recent decision by the Illinois Appellate Court demonstrates, failure to know—and properly name—your party-opponent can have drastic and even fatal consequences.
10-Year limitations period applies to indemnity suit
Civil Practice and Procedure
, August 2008
In Travelers Casualty & Surety Co. v. Bowman, Docket No. 103759, 2008 WL 2837323 (July 24, 2008), the Supreme Court held that the 10-year statute of limitations applied to a suit on a written indemnity agreement arising from defaults under construction contract performance bonds.