Lien Rights without an “Improvement” to the Property

A surveyor who laid out a subdivision where only one house was built was nonetheless entitled to a lien under Illinois law, per the Illinois Supreme Court. As many readers know, mechanic’s lien laws have historically derived from the idea that cons… Read More
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Statute of Repose Does Not Bar Fraudulent Concealment Claim

A condo association will be allowed to proceed with a lawsuit against the original developers filed 15 years after completion of the project, and despite a 10-year statute of repose. A divided Illinois Supreme Court has applied a “fraud-based” ex… Read More
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