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Angelopoulos v. Keystone Orthopedic Specialists, SC

United States District Court, N.D. Illinois, Eastern Division

June 27, 2017

DR. NICHOLAS ANGELOPOULOS, Plaintiff,
v.
KEYSTONE ORTHOPEDIC SPECIALISTS, S.C., WACHN, LLC, MARTIN R. HALL, M.D. Defendants. Count Compensatory Years Rate Interest Count: Defendant Compensatory Interest Punitive Total

          Chris Gair One of Plaintiff's attorneys

          PLAINTIFF'S MOTION FOR ENTRY OF JUDGMENT UNDER RULE 58

          Robert M. Dow, Jr. Judge

         Contents

         Table of Authorities ........................................................................................................................ 3

          Introduction ..................................................................................................................................... 4

         Argument ........................................................................................................................................ 4

         I. Plaintiff is Entitled to an Award of Compensatory Damages on Count 1. . ......................... 4

         A. Damages under 26 U.S.C. § 7434 Include the Costs and Fees Incurred in Defending Against the Tax Liability, the Costs of Bringing the 7434 Action and the Reasonable Attorneys' and Expert Witness Fees Incurred in the Action. . ....... 4

          B. Dr. Angelopoulos is entitled to costs and fees here in the amount of $327, 486.88.8

         II. Plaintiff is Entitled to an Award of Prejudgment Interest on the Remaining Counts. . ...... 13

         C. An Award of Prejudgment Interest is a Required Component of Damages Under the Illinois Interest Act and an Appropriate Component of Damages Under Principles of Equity ............................................................................................... 13

         D. Dr. Angelopoulos is Entitled to an Award Under the Interest Act. . ..................... 14

         E. In Any Event, Dr. Angelopoulos is Entitled to an Equitable Award of Interest. .. 18

          F. Timing and calculation of interest ........................................................................ 19

          III. Plaintiff Should Be Awarded Equitable Relief on Count 3 Requiring Dr. Hall and Keystone to Indemnify and Hold Dr. Angelopoulos Harmless for the WACHN Guaranty ..... 20

         IV. The Judgment Should Be Allocated in Order to Avoid Double Recovery. . ...................... 20

         Conclusion .................................................................................................................................... 22

         Table of Authorities

         Cases 612 N. Michigan Ave. Bldg. Corp. v. Factsystem, Inc., 54 Ill.App.3d 749 (1st Dist. 1977) ...... 15

         Ash v. Georgia-Pac. Corp., 957 F.2d 432 (7th Cir. 1992) ............................................................ 17

         Bailey v. Shell W. E&P, Inc., 1998 WL 185520 (N.D. Tex. Apr. 14, 1998) ............................ 6, 13

          Branham v. Snow, 2006 WL 1750443 (S.D. Ind. June 19, 2006) ................................................... 8

         Bright v. Land O'Lakes, Inc., 844 F.2d 436 (7th Cir. 1988) ........................................................... 8

         Brulin & Co., Inc. v. Higgins, 1987 WL 10304 (N.D. Ill. Apr. 30, 1987) .................................... 14

         Chicago Title & Trust Co. v. First Arlington Nat. Bank, 118 Ill.App.3d 401 (1st Dist. 1983) .. 19

          Duran v. Town of Cicero, Illinois, 653 F.3d 632 (7th Cir. 2011) .................................................. 21

          Emmenegger Const. Co., Inc. v. King, 103 Ill.App.3d 423 (5th Dist. 1982) .............................. 14

         Gen. Dynamics Corp. v. Zion State Bank & Trust Co., 86 Ill.2d 135 (1981) .............................. 18

         Heiar v. Crawford Cty., Wis., 746 F.2d 1190 (7th Cir. 1984) ........................................................ 8

         In re Estate of Wernick, 127 Ill.2d 61 (1989) ............................................................ 13, 14, 18, 19

         In re Joy Recovery Tech. Corp., 291 B.R. 111 (Bankr. N.D.Ill. 2003) ....................................... 19

         Kerasotes v. Estate of Kerasotes, 238 Ill.App.3d 1020 (4th Dist. 1992) .................................... 19

          Liverett v. Torres Advanced Enter. Sols. LLC, 192 F.Supp.3d 648 (E.D. Va. 2016) ................... 6

          Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Inv. Services Inc. v. Sekulovski, 2010 WL 145785 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 12, 2010) ...................................................................................................... 14, 16

         Michaels v. Michaels, 767 F.2d 1185 (7th Cir. 1985) .................................................................. 18

         Milligan v. Gorman, 348 Ill.App.3d 411 (1st Dist. 2004) .......................................................... 13

          Nat'l Union Fire Ins. Co. of Pittsburgh v. DiMucci, 2015 IL App (1st) 122725 .................... 14, 18

         NC Illinois Trust Co. v. First Illini Bancorp, Inc., 323 Ill.App.3d 254 (3d Dist. 2001) ............. 19

          Neumann v. Neumann, 334 Ill.App.3d 305 (3d Dist. 2002) ....................................................... 18

         Obermaier v. Obermaier, 128 Ill.App.3d 602 (1st Dist. 1984) .................................................. 19

         Prignano v. Prignano, 405 Ill.App.3d 801 (2d Dist. 2010) ........................................................ 18

         Riordan v. ASAP Expert Counseling, LLC, 2017 WL 2225223 (D. Kan. May 19, 2017) ....... 7, 11

         RRK Holding Co. v. Sears, Roebuck & Co., 563 F.Supp.2d 832 (N.D. Ill. 2008) ...................... 19

         Sheth v. SAB Tool Supply Co., 2013 IL App (1st) 110156 ...


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