Gen. No. 51,757.

96 Ill. App.2d 204 (1968)

238 N.E.2d 145

William P. Hillman, Jr., Plaintiff-Appellant, v. Hodag Chemical Corporation, an Illinois Corporation, Defendant-Appellee.

Appellate Court of Illinois — First Judicial District.

June 5, 1968.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William D. Maddux, John M. O'Connor, Jr., of Kirkland, Ellis, Hodson, Chaffetz & Masters, of Chicago, for appellant.

Bernard Perel and Jerome H. Torshen, of Chicago (Fred J. Ginsburg and Jerome H. Torshen, of counsel), for appellee.


This action, based upon a written contract of employment, was brought in the Circuit Court of Cook County by William P. Hillman, Jr., plaintiff, against Hodag Chemical Corporation, defendant, to recover damages for wrongful discharge. A jury returned a verdict of $10,000 for plaintiff and judgment was entered thereon. Upon post-trial motion of defendant, however, the trial court set aside the verdict...

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