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.Docket No. 109541. IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS CHRISTOPHER RIES et al. , Appellants, v. THE CITY OF CHICAGO, Appellee. Opinion filed February 25, 2011. JUSTICE THOMAS delivered the judgment of the court, with opinion. Chief Justice Kilbride and Justices Freeman, Garman, Karmeier, and Burke concurred in the judgment and opinion. Justice Theis specially concurred, with opinion. OPINION Plaintiffs, Christopher Ries and Michael Martinez, were injured when De mario Lowe stole police vehicle, ran red light, and crashed into their vehicle. Plaintiffs sued Officer Sergio Oliva of the Chicago poli ce depa rtment and he Cit of Chica go in the ircuit court of Cook County. The case ultimately went to the jury against the ity only, and the jury entered verdict for plaintiffs. The appellate court determined, inter alia, that the City was immune from liability pursuant to section 4-106(b) of the Local Governmental and Governmental Employees Tort Immunity Act (Tort Immunity Act) (7
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- contactCity: Springfield
- contactOrganization: Illinois Supreme Court
- contactPhoneNumber: 217-782-7821
- contactState: IL
- contactZipCode: 62701-1720
- dateCreated: 02 25 2011
- dateLastModified: 02 25 2011
- description: JUSTICE THOMAS delivered the judgment of the court, with opinion. Chief Justice Kilbride and Justices Freeman, Garman, Karmeier, and Burke concurred in the judgment and opinion. Justice Theis specially concurred, with opinion. In 2002, Chicago police officer Sergio Oliva was flagged down by one of several persons who were standing around Demario Lowe.
- govType: State
- language: EN-English
- numberOrIssue: February 25
- originatorDepartment: Supreme Court
- originatorJurisdiction: Illinois
- originatorOffice: Illinois
- volumeOrYear: 2011