Illinois Supreme Court on the Tort Immunity Act, Collateral Estoppel, the Use Tax and the Home Repair Act

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Last week, the Illinois Supreme Court filed opinions resolving four new civil cases:

Hubble v. Bi-State Development Agency of the Illinois-Missouri Metropolitan District, [pdf] No. 109137 -- In a personal injury action, the Court held that the Bi-State Development Agency, which was created by an interstate compact between Illinois and Missouri, is a "local public entity" within the meaning of the Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act. Therefore, a one-year statute of limitations applied, and the action was barred...

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