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Fidelity and Deposit Company of Maryland v. Edward E. Gillen Company

As every lawyer knows, quia timet—Latin for “because he fears”—is an equitable claim for protection from probable future harm. Learn more in a scholarly Seventh Circuit opinion featuring Coke and Story, writs of brevia anticipantia, and even ə—the International Phonetic Alphabet symbol for the schwa sound. [Short Circuit warns you that the facts are about surety bonds, but you can just read around that.]


Tags: 2019, Remedies, Settlement, Seventh Circuit

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