Ex-Katten Atty Loses Spoliation Bid In Tishman Mold Row

Law360, Chicago (March 9, 2012, 7:55 PM EST) -- An Illinois appeals court on Friday rejected as time-barred a former Katten Muchin & Zavis attorney's bid to add a spoliation claim to her suit against Tishman Speyer Properties Inc., which alleges she was sickened by mold in a Katten office owned by Tishman.

Plaintiff Simonetti Samuels wanted to add the spoliation of evidence claim to the negligence complaint she lodged against building owner Tishman Speyer in 1999, which sought damages for injuries she allegedly suffered thanks to her exposure to toxic substances while working as...
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