DIVANE v. KRULL ELEC. CO., 01-3495
The district court acted within its discretion in reducing the amount of an original FRCP 11 sanction award by a figure representing a reasonable estimate of what plaintiffs' attorneys fees and costs would have been, absent appellant's sanctionable conduct.
- Decided 02/11/2003
- Published 02/11/2003
- KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, POSNER, and KANNE, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- John J. Curry, Jr. (Argued), Foran, Nasharr & O'Toole, Chicago, IL, for Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- David R. Shannon (Argued), Tenney & Bentley, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiffs-Appellees., Kenneth A. Fedinets, Gesas, Pilati & Gesas, Chicago, IL, for Defendant.