Tag Archives: Restatement (Second) of Torts 324A

Potential Liability for Verification of Employment Forms?

This morning, the Illinois Supreme Court handed down its decision in Doe v. White [pdf]. Doe arises from a teacher sexual abuse case. As explained in detail here, a grade school teacher was disciplined for sexual misconduct by his then-employer, the McLean County School District. Rather than reporting the matter to state authorities, McLean purportedly took a … Continue Reading

Defining the Scope of the Public Duty Rule

The Illinois Supreme Court will release two civil opinions tomorrow [pdf]. While we await the opinions, here’s a preview of the first case, Doe v. White [pdf]. Doe arises from a sexual abuse case against a second-grade teacher in Urbana. The victims and their mothers sued not only the Urbana school district and various administrators, but also the … Continue Reading