Hoke LLC recently obtained summary judgment in a breach of contract case pending before Judge Bryan Chapman in the DuPage County Circuit of Illinois. Hoke LLC brought breach of contract, unjust enrichment and account stated claims against a Chicagoland area grocery store chain on behalf of a Chicago area food processing and distribution company. The lawsuit involved seventeen separately named defendants,... Read More
Hoke LLC defended and settled a class action involving alleged improper depreciation of labor and equipment when calculating actual cash value (ACV). The case settled on an individual settlement basis during class discovery.
By Stephen Hoke (October 31, 2019)
Nothing commands more interest from our asbestos and other mass tort clients than potential extrajudicial approaches that provide certainty and finality for addressing their long-tail legacy liabilities. There are several alternative risk transfer opportunities that can provide relief from the distraction and risk that saps corporate focus and financial resources.
Typically, there are three ways... Read More