Illinois Supreme Court Court Cases
People v. Enoch (1988)
Willie E. Enoch, appellant pro se, and Charles M. Schiedel, Deputy Defender, Robert D. Seeder, Assistant Defender, and Theodore A. Gottfried, State Appellate Defender, of the Office of the State Appellate Defender, of Springfield, for appellant.
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 59390
Louis W. Brydges, Sr., and Leslie A. Peterson, Brydges, Riseborough, Morris, Franke & Miller, Waukegan, Thomas W. Johnson, Jr., and Michael G. Ermer, of Irell & Manella, Newport Beach, CA, and Richard Kissel, Gardner, Carton & Douglas, Chicago, for appellant and cross-appellee Outboard Marine Corporation.
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 71753, 71761
People v. Collins (1985)
Neil F. Hartigan, Attorney General, of Springfield, and Richard M. Daley, State's Attorney, of Chicago (Mark L. Rotert, Assistant Attorney General, of Chicago, and Michael E. Shabat, and James S. Veldman, Assistant State's Attorneys, of counsel), for the People.
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 55659
People v. Coleman (1998)Following a trial in the circuit court of Cook County, a jury convicted defendant, Dedrick Coleman, of two counts of first degree murder, armed robbery, and home invasion. Defendant waived his right to a jury for the ensuing capital sentence hearing, and the circuit court sentenced him to death on the murder convictions. The circuit court also sentenced defendant to concurrent terms of 30 years for each of the home invasion convictions and concurrent terms of 30 and 60 years for the armed [...]
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 81441
People v. Herron (2005)
James E. Ryan and Lisa Madigan, Attorneys General, Springfield, and Richard A. Devine, State's Attorney, Chicago (William L. Browers and Linda D. Woloshin, Solicitors General, Chicago, and Renee G. Goldfarb, Peter D. Fischer, Susan Schierl Sullivan, Veronica Calderon Malavia and Annette Collins, Assistant State's Attorneys, of counsel), for the People.
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 95135
People v. Albanese (1984)In a jury trial in the circuit court of Lake County, defendant, Charles Albanese, was found guilty of the arsenic-poisoning murder of his mother-in-law, Marion Mueller. Pursuant to section 9-1(d) of the Criminal Code of 1961 (Ill. Rev. Stat. 1981, ch. 38, par. 9-1(d)), the court conducted a separate sentencing hearing to determine whether a sentence of death should be imposed, and defendant was subsequently sentenced to death. The trial court stayed imposition of the sentence (87 Ill.2d R. [...]
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 57660
Raymond and Cleo Pedrick, husband and wife, brought this action in the circuit court of Tazewell County seeking damages from The Peoria and Eastern Railroad Company for injuries sustained when their automobile collided with one of defendant's trains at a railroad crossing in Pekin. Defendant's motion for a directed verdict, made at the close of plaintiffs' evidence and reviewed at the close of all of the evidence, was denied. The jury returned a verdict in favor of Raymond Pedrick in the amount [...]
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 39717
People v. Piatkowski (2007)
Lisa Madigan, Attorney General, Springfield, Richard A. Devine, State's Attorney, Chicago (Michael M. Glick, Assistant Attorney General, Chicago, James E. Fitzgerald, Veronica Calderon Malavia and Tasha-Marie Kelly, Assistant State's Attorneys, of counsel), for the People.
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 102087
This appeal arises out of a decision and order of the Illinois State Labor Relations Board (Board), finding that the City of Belvidere (City) had committed an unfair labor practice under section 10(a)(4) of the Illinois Public Labor Relations Act (Act) (5 ILCS 315/10(a)(4) (West 1994)). The Board determined that the City had committed an unfair labor practice because it refused to bargain with the Belvidere Professional Firefighters Association (union) over its decision to contract out [...]
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 82231, 82249
Foutch v. O'BRYANT (1984)James Foutch filed a complaint on February 7, 1979, in the circuit court of Knox County to recover for services performed and to impose a mechanic's lien on real estate of the defendants. Raymond O'Bryant and Terry Hainline, the defendants, filed an answer on March 14, 1979, denying the allegations in the complaint. On March 12, 1982, the cause was called for trial, but the defendants did not appear. An ex parte hearing was held, and the court entered judgment for the plaintiff in the amount of [...]
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 58097
Purtill v. Hess (1986)This medical malpractice action was instituted by the plaintiff, Carol L. Purtill, for damages occasioned by the alleged negligence of the defendants, George Elfers, M.D., J.H. Hess, M.D., and Gibson Community Hospital, in the care, diagnosis, and treatment of the plaintiff during and following the birth of her child. The circuit court of Champaign County granted motions for summary judgment in favor of defendants Elfers and Gibson Community Hospital, on the ground that plaintiff's complaint [...]
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 61517
On administrative review, the circuit court of Cook County reversed the Department's decision and ordered the Department to issue a medical license to Abrahamson. The appellate court affirmed. (210 Ill.App.3d 354, 154 Ill.Dec. 870, 568 N.E.2d 1319.) This court allowed the Department's petition for leave to appeal (134 Ill.2d R. 315(a)), and we now reverse.
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 71786
We consider here whether a holder in due course of a check is precluded from payment as against the drawer where the check was given in exchange for contract services for which the provider was required to be, but was not, a licensed plumber. We conclude such a claim is not precluded.
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 73855
This is a suit for declaratory judgment and damages filed by the plaintiff, First Capitol Mortgage Corporation, against the defendant, Talandis Construction Corporation, in the circuit court of Cook County. The plaintiff contends that it was employed by the defendant to negotiate and procure a loan for the construction of a multiple unit apartment complex. The complaint sought a declaration of the rights of the parties under the agreement and prayed for judgment against the defendant in the [...]
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 47665
People v. King (1977)
William J. Scott, Attorney General, of Springfield, and Bernard Carey, State's Attorney, of Chicago (James B. Zagel and Jayne A. Carr, Assistant Attorneys General, of Chicago, and Laurence J. Bolon and Larry L. Thompson, Assistant State's Attorneys, of counsel), for the People.
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 48886
Maple v. Gustafson (1992)Carlos and Mary Maple (plaintiffs) filed suit against Mervin E. Gustafson (defendant) in Madison County to recover damages caused by the alleged negligence of the defendant in operating his vehicle. At trial, the court found the evidence of defendant's negligence so persuasive that it removed any question of negligence from the jury and instructed it only on the issues of proximate cause, damages, and contributory negligence. After deliberating, the jury returned a general verdict for the [...]
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 72357
In this appeal we consider whether delivery drivers for AFM Messenger Service, Inc. (AFM), were "independent contractors" within the meaning of section 212 of the Unemployment Insurance Act (820 ILCS 405/212 (West 2000)). In two separate administrative proceedings, the Department of Employment Security (Department) determined that the drivers were employees and not independent contractors. AFM was, therefore, liable for unemployment insurance contributions. On administrative review, the circuit [...]
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 89984
This appeal involves an insurance coverage dispute between the plaintiff-insurers and the defendant-insureds. The plaintiff-insurers, Crum and Forster Managers Corporation (Crum & Forster), Illinois Insurance Exchange, Inc., and LWB Syndicate, Inc. (collectively insurers), instituted this declaratory judgment action against the defendant-insureds, Mid-State Savings and Loan Realty, Inc., Mid-State Appraising, Inc., d/b/a Mid-State Realty, Inc. (Mid-State), Joseph and Joann Corley (the [...]
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 74673
People v. Illgen (1991)
Neil F. Hartigan and Roland W. Burris, Attys. Gen., Springfield, and Edward A. Burmila, Jr., State's Atty., Joliet (Rosalyn B. Kaplan, Sol. Gen., and Terence M. Madsen, Arleen C. Anderson and Margaret O'Connell, Asst. Attys. Gen., Chicago, and Kenneth R. Boyle, John X. Breslin, and Nancy Rink Carter, Office of the State's Attys. Appellate Prosecutor, Ottawa, of counsel), for the People.
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 71151
People v. Wheeler (2007)
Lisa Madigan, Attorney General, Springfield, Jack Ahola, State's Attorney, Decatur (Gary Feinerman, Solicitor General, Michael M. Glick, Karl R. Triebel, Assistant Attorneys General, Chicago, of counsel), for the People.
Court: Illinois Supreme Court Docket: 102550