No. 07-1228.

503 F.3d 610 (2007)

SANCHEZ & DANIELS, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. John KORESKO and Koresko & Associates, P.C., Defendants-Appellants, v. Clinton Krislov, et al., Third-Party Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided September 24, 2007.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John J. Piegore (argued), Sanchez & Daniels, Chicago, IL, for Plaintiffs-Appellees.

John J. Koresko (argued), Koresko Law Firm, Bridgeport, PA, Douglas A. Cipriano, Flossmoor, IL, for Defendants-Appellants.

Martin G. Durkin, Jr., Christopher W. Carmichael (argued), Holland & Knight, Chicago, IL, for New York Life Insurance Company.

Steven A. Levy, Goldberg, Kohn, Bell, Black, Rosenbloom & Moritz, Chicago, IL, for U.S. Trust Company.

Bruce Braverman, Sidley Austin, Chicago, IL, for Sidley Austin, LLP.

Daniel B. Meyer, O'Hagan Spencer, Chicago, IL, for Thomas J. Murphy.

Michael P. Tone, Ross, Dixon & Bell, Chicago, IL, for Thorp, Reed & Armstrong, LLC.

Peter S. Roeser, Grippo & Elden, Chicago, IL, for Grippo & Elden, LLC.

John I. Grossbart, Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal, Chicago, IL, for Prudential Insurance Company of America.

Richard S. Order, Axinn, Veltrop & Harkrider, Hartford, CT, for Axin, Veltrop & Harkrider, LLP.

Donald A. Murday, Chittenden, Murday & Novotny, Chicago, IL, for Hartford Life Insurance Company.

Steven M. Hartmann, Freeborn & Peters, Chicago, IL, for Charles Webster.

Ellen M. Babbitt, Babbitt, Land, Silverstein & Warner, Chicago, IL, for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, LLP.

Lee T. Polk, Barnes & Thoornburg, Chicago, IL, Mellon Trust of New York.

John A. Goudge, Greene & Letts, Chicago, IL, for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.

Daniel J. McMahon, Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, Chicago, IL, for Wayne Bursey.

Clinton A. Krislov (argued), Krislov & Associates, Chicago, IL, for Clinton A. Krislov.

Before BAUER, POSNER, and SYKES, Circuit Judges.

BAUER, Circuit Judge.

This case involves some of the most convoluted complicated issues that legal minds can produce; what started out as a relatively simple class action evolved into battles among lawyers, suits and countersuits, settlement fights, multi-state and multi-court cases that finally bore more resemblance to a Pier-10 brawl than legal actions.

For our purposes, however, the case appears to have resolved...


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