The First District reversed the grant of summary judgment on statute of limitations grounds. The trial court held that plaintiffs had suffered injury and knew it when they paid fees to a new lawyer to correct the allegedly negligent lawyers work. The Appellate Court held that the plaintiff’s injury was speculative until a judgment was entered against him in the underlying action.
Illinois Legal Malpractice and Defense of Lawyers Blog — Novack and Macey LLP
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