Springborn v. The Village of Sugar Grove

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2013 IL App (2d) 120861
Decision Date: 
September 25, 2013
District: 
2d Dist.
Division/County: 
Kane Co.
Justice: 
BIRKETT
Holding: 
Affirmed.
Police officers were injured while clearing roadway obstructions (chunks of asphalt, and signal pole) in course of their duties. Officers reasonably believed that he faced an emergency in clearing hazards from roadway. Officers were properly awarded benefits under Section 10 of Public Safety Employee Benefits Act. (BURKE and McLAREN, concurring.)