Illinois Supreme Court to File Opinions in Four Civil Cases Thursday


The Illinois Supreme Court announced this afternoon that on the morning of Thursday, October 21, it will file opinions in four civil cases:

J. P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. v. Earth Foods, Inc., No. 107682 -- Does Section 1 of the Sureties Act, 740 ILCS 155/1, also apply to guarantors?

In re Estate of Wilson, No. 108487 -- Does 735 ILCS 5/2-1001(a)(3) of the Code of Civil Procedure permit a judge to make an initial determination of whether a petition to substitute judges for cause makes a threshold showing of prejudice before transferring the matter to another judge for decision?

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