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Appellate Court Clarifies and Affirms Economic Loss Doctrine in Dismissal of Tort Claims

The opinion, Westfield Insurance v. CNH America, No. 3-09-0501 (Ill.App.Ct. March 17, 2010), issued by Illinois’ Third District Appellate Court, clarifies application of the economic loss doctrine where a plaintiff pleads incidental damages to “other” personal property. In this case, Johnson & Bell’s client, CNH America, manufactured a tractor that was sold by Birkey’s Farm   Continue Reading »

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