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The Illinois Supreme Court expands the immunity provision of the Emergency Medical Services Systems Act By Hon. Russell W. Hartigan and Jessica L. Fangman Civil Practice and Procedure, July 2013 The Illinois Supreme Court in Wilkins v. Williams held the immunity provision of the EMS Act protects government employees and the employees of privately owned ambulance businesses from civil lawsuits filed by patients or third parties, provided the act or omission was not willful and wanton.