Demesa v. Adams

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2013 IL App (1st) 122608
Decision Date: 
July 30, 2013
District: 
1st Dist.
Division/County: 
Cook Co., 2d Div.
Justice: 
HARRIS
Holding: 
Reversed and remanded.
Department of Financial and Professional regulation suspended RN's license based on her failure to report felony conviction for criminal neglect of a disabled person. Court erred in remanding matter back to Department for hearing de novo for Department's prosecuting attorney to testify as to events at settlement conference, as such testimony is barred under advocate-witness rule and general prohibition against admission of settlement discussions. (QUINN and SIMON, concurring.)