Adames v. Sheahan et al.

Appellant's brief to Illinois Supreme Court - major decision on respondeat superior liability

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Plaintiffs-Appellees, Hector Adames, Jr. and Rosalia Diaz (“Plaintiffs”), as co-special administrators of the estate of Joshua Adames, deceased (“Adames”), filed this action against Defendant-Appellant Michael Sheahan in his official capacity as Cook County Sheriff (“Sheahan”), among other Defendants, seeking damages under a respondeat superior theory of liability for the fatal, accidental shooting of Adames by 13-year-old William “Billy” Swan (“Billy”) with Billy’s father’s service revolver, a handgun manufactured by Beretta U.S.A. Corporation (“Beretta”). At all times relevant, Billy’s father, David Swan (“David”), was employed by the Cook County Sheriff’s Department and stored the handgun at home together with his own handguns.

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Reference Info:Appellate Brief | State, 7th Circuit, Illinois | United States


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