The Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act (Act) is one reason why it is difficult to prevail against municipalities in a suit for personal injury. 745 ILCS 10/3-102(a) (West 2010). The tort liability of a municipality is governed by the Act. The main purpose of the Act is to protect local governments from liability arising out of the operation of government. Vesey v. Chicago Housing Authority, 145 Ill. 2d 404, 411-12 (1991). As such, it provides affirmative defenses and … [Read more...] about Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act
Just a quick post to say "hello" and welcome everyone to my new website and blog. Check back often as I'll be updating the blog as new case law relevant to my practice is handed down. Thank you for stopping by and I look forward to hearing from you! … [Read more...] about Hello and Welcome!