Legal and court cost responsibility?

I believe I have a valid claim against my prior employer for breach of my employment contract. In Illinois, if this were to be litigated and I won, would the employer be required to pay my legal and court costs?

1 answer  |  asked Sep 8, 2003 4:04 PM [EST]  |  applies to Illinois

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Alejandro Caffarelli
No fees in contract case

No. You cannot recover legal and court costs in a straight contract case, unless the contract itself provides for it. You would need to see if you have any other statutory claims that might entitle you to fees and/or costs.

posted by Alejandro Caffarelli  |  Sep 8, 2003 4:47 PM [EST]

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