Tag Archives: Common Carriers

Illinois Supreme Court Holds Transit System Has No Duty to Clear or Warn of Snow and Ice

Snow and ice are a fact of life in Chicago during the winter months. So what duties of care do government agencies, individuals and businesses have in relation to dealing with winter conditions? The Illinois Supreme Court addressed this important issue late last week in Krywin v. The Chicago Transit Authority [pdf]. Illinois has long followed the … Continue Reading

Illinois Supreme Court Will Release One New Civil Opinion on Thursday

The Illinois Supreme Court announced yesterday afternoon that it will release two opinions [pdf] on the morning of Thursday, July 15th, including one civil case: No. 108888, Krywin v. Chicago Transit Authority, which presents the issue of whether the “natural accumulations rule,” which provides that a business owner generally has no duty to take precautions … Continue Reading