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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.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 02/11/2003
  • Published 02/11/2003

Judges

  • KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, POSNER, and KANNE, Circuit Judges.

Court

  • United States Seventh Circuit

Counsel

  • 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.