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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.

Appellate Information

  • Submitted 12/18/2001
  • Decided 04/30/2002
  • Published 04/30/2002

Judges

  • POSNER, Circuit Judge., Before POSNER, MANION, and ROVNER, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • 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.
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