THOMAS v. GENERAL MOTORS ACCEPTANCE CORP., 01-3169
District court acted within its discretion in dismissing with prejudice the underlying ERISA suit as a sanction for plaintiff's having misrepresented his financial condition in his application to be permitted to proceed in forma pauperis.
- Submitted 12/18/2001
- Decided 04/30/2002
- Published 04/30/2002
- POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, MANION, and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Frank Thomas (submitted a brief), Matteson, IL, for plaintiff-appellant.
- For Appellees:
- David B. Kahng (submitted a brief), McGuire, Woods, Battle & Boothe, Chicago, IL, for defendants-appellees.