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Mat Holdings allegedly failed to take safety measures to prevent fatal warehouse accident

Louie Torres Mar. 14, 2017, 2:05pm

A woman is suing Mat Holdings Inc., the owner of a warehouse distribution center in Romeoville, alleging that insufficient measures were taken to prevent the fatal injuries suffered by a father of three minor children, who died in an accident involving a reach lift he was operating at the warehouse.

Appeals panel: School districts can't undo property tax settlements simply because they don't like the results

Scott Holland Oct. 27, 2015, 11:24am

A divided state appeals panel has reinstated a settlement agreement which had ended a dispute over how much a number of Will County property taxpayers actually should have paid in 2010, with a majority on the court saying the school districts can't undo the deal simply because they didn't like the result. A three-justice panel of the Illinois Third District Appellate Court in Ottawa overturned the decision of Will County Circuit Judge Barbara N. Petrungaro.