Hooker v. Retirement Board of the Fireman's Annuity & Benefit Fund

Illinois Appellate Court
Civil Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2014 IL App (1st) 131568
Decision Date: 
May 22, 2014
District: 
1st Dist.
Division/County: 
Cook Co.
Justice: 
FITZGERALD SMITH
Holding: 
Affirmed.
A cause of action against Retirement Board my not be brought by estate of deceased former recipient of annuity (widow of firefighter) paid pursuant to Pension Code to benefit the estate's heirs. Any right the former recipient had to retroactive salary increase per collective bargaining agreement abated at her death. (HOWSE and LAVIN, concurring.)