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Case Note: Maplewood Care, Inc. v. Arnold, 2013 IL App (1st) 120602 (May 9, 2013) By Amy M. Rupiper Elder Law, November 2013 This case is significant in that the court held that the Illinois Skilled Nursing and Intermediate Care Facility Code essentially provides for strict liability for any failure, no matter how unintentional, to perform a criminal background check on residents to determine with they are “identified offenders.”