United States Seventh Circuit

Reset A A Font size: Print

Aaron v. Mahl, 07-4004, 08-2020

District court properly granted interpleader to bank, the holder of retirement assets at center of dispute between the two parties, where bank was faced with real and reasonable fear of double liability and the vexation of litigating conflicting claims against it by the two parties who are battling for the assets.

Appellate Information

  • Argued 10/23/2008
  • Decided 12/18/2008
  • Published 12/18/2008


  • TINDER, Circuit Judge., Before BAUER, WOOD, and TINDER, Circuit Judges.


  • United States Seventh Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Ronald D. Foster, Attorney (argued), South Bend, IN, for Plaintiff Jim Aaron.

  • For Appellees:
  • Patrick D. Murphy, Attorney (argued), Boveri Murphy Rice & Ladue, South Bend, IN, for Defendant-Appellee Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith., Michael P. Quinlivan, Attorney (argued), Kouns, Quinlivan & Severson, San Jose, CA, Robert V. Mathison, Jr., Attorney (argued), Mathison & Mathison, Hilton Head Island, SC, for Defendant-Appellant Susan J. Mahl.