IFC Credit Corp. v. Burton Indus., Inc., 07-2768
In a suit over a lease for telecommunications equipment, summary judgment for defendant-lessee is affirmed where: 1) the Illinois parol evidence rule does not bar a court from considering additional documents executed at the same time as an integrated contract; and 2) analyzed collectively, the documents that made up the lease in question contained a condition precedent which was not met, and no lease agreement was thereby formed.
- Argued 04/10/2008
- Decided 07/30/2008
- Published 07/30/2008
- KANNE, Circuit Judge., Before FLAUM, KANNE, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- D. Alexander Darcy (argued), Askounis & Borst, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiff-Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Steven D. Cundra (argued), Roetzel & Andress, Washington, DC, for Defendants-Appellees.