Wellington Homes, Inc. v. West Dundee China Palace Restaurant, Inc.

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2013 IL App (2d) 120740
Decision Date: 
February 4, 2013
District: 
2d Dist.
Division/County: 
Lake Co.
Justice: 
ZENOFF
Holding: 
Certified questions answered.
The four-year federal catchall statute of limitations (28 U.S.C. sec. 1658(a)), rather than the Illinois two-year limitations period for a statutory penalty, applies to private Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) claims filed in Illinois state courts. (BURKE and HUDSON, concurring.)