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Illinois Appellate Court Upholds Nursing Facility’s Property Tax Assessment

The Court additional discovered that the specific market fee for this identical quality of municipal legal work carried out by outside counsel was $210/hr. District Court dismissal of Plaintiff’s employment declare, based mostly on governmental immunity. In a case vital in the growth of Michigan tort legislation, the Michigan Supreme Court held that there is no public nuisance exception to governmental immunity.

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Court of Appeals reversed Circuit Court denial of summary disposition in favor of City Injury case thereby dismissing based on governmental immunity. Court of Appeals reversed Circuit Court denial of summary disposition. Court of Appeals held dismissal of Plaintiff’s injury declare underneath governmental immunity was required because City had no information of City sidewalk defect in handhole cowl. Court of Appeals affirmed Circuit Court dismissal of plaintiff’s claim for damages arising from a water major break. Court of Appeals reversed Circuit Court denial of abstract judgment in governmental immunity case.

Therefore, damage case based on public nuisance principle dismissed. Court of Appeals affirmed Circuit Court dismissal of due course of and Open Meetings Act case brought by the Dream Niteclub that also requested liquor license renewal by the City. U.S. District Court dismissed plaintiff’s lawsuit claiming the City violated federal law, the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, by not allowing the church to demolish its building in a Historic District. Court of Appeals reversed Circuit Court denial of abstract judgment in wrongful … Read More