No. 3-90-0055.

569 N.E.2d 248 (1991)

210 Ill. App.3d 557

155 Ill.Dec. 248

Jean M. FALK and Heather D. Falk, a minor by her next best friend and mother, Jean M. Falk, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. Don MARTEL, Defendant-Appellee.

Appellate Court of Illinois, Third District.

March 15, 1991.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jean M. Falk, Davenport, Iowa, pro se.

Susan Frederick Rhodes, Asst. Atty. Gen., (argued), Neil F. Hartigan, Atty. Gen., Robert J. Ruiz, Sol. Gen., Chicago, for Don Martel.

Justice SLATER delivered the opinion of the court:

Plaintiffs Jean M. Falk and her minor daughter Heather D. Falk filed a five count complaint in the circuit court of Henry County against defendant Don Martel, an investigator employed by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). The allegations contained in the complaint arise out of an investigation by the defendant of a report of suspected child abuse involving the plaintiffs on October 18...

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