Hooker v. Retirement Board of the Firemen's Annuity and Benefit Fund of Chicago

Illinois Supreme Court
Civil Court
Citation
Case Number: 
2013 IL 114811
Decision Date: 
December 19, 2013
District: 
1st Dist.
Division/County: 
Cook Co.
Justice: 
BURKE
Holding: 
Appellate court reversed in part and affirmed in part; circuit court affirmed.
"Duty aqvailability pay" category of firefighters' compensation cannot be included in calculation of salary for annuity available to surviving spouse of firefighter whose death was result of performance of act of duty, unless it was duty availability pay received by the firefighter.(GARMAN, FREEMAN, THOMAS, and KARMEIER, concurring; THEIS and KILBRIDE, dissenting.)