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Suing certain governmental entities for willful and wanton misconduct just became easier—Illinois abandons the public duty rule By Robert Handley and Grzegorz (Greg) Czubernat Local Government Law, May 2016 As far as municipal or fire district entities are concerned, unless there is action by the legislature to enact immunity they will now be exposed to traditional tort principles.
Suing certain governmental entities for willful and wanton misconduct just became easier—Illinois abandons the public duty rule By Robert Handley and Grzegorz (Greg) Czubernat Civil Practice and Procedure, May 2016 As far as municipal or fire district entities are concerned, unless there is action by the legislature to enact immunity they will now be exposed to traditional tort principles.
Is a juror an employee of the county? By Richard D. Hannigan Workers' Compensation Law, April 2003 The appellate court of Illinois Third District answered that question in the negative.