Chicago Developer Says Law Firm Mishandled Condo Docs

Law360, New York (May 11, 2012, 2:43 PM EDT) -- Chicago developer Casablanca Lofts LLC sued attorney David Chaiken and his firm Canmann & Chaiken for legal malpractice Thursday, alleging they disregarded instructions and were negligent in filing documents with the city during the development of a condo building.

The complaint, lodged in Illinois court, alleges that Chaiken failed to include terms in the project's condo declaration and property documents in 2005 that would allow Casablanca Lofts to erect two more condo units on the building's roof within 10 years, which the developer's managing partner Michael...
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