No. 85835.

718 N.E.2d 181 (1999)

187 Ill.2d 386

240 Ill.Dec. 700

Sana Jamil ABBASI, a Minor, by and Through Her Father and Next Friend, Jamil ABBASI, Appellee, v. Panagiotis PARASKEVOULAKOS et al., Appellants.

Supreme Court of Illinois.

Rehearing Denied October 4, 1999.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

William R. Quinlan, John F. Kennedy, James A. Niewiara, Jean M. Prendergast, Quinlan & Crisham, Ltd., Michael Resis, O'Hagan, Smith & Amundsen, Chicago, for Panagiotis Paraskevoulakos.

Anthony C. Valiulis, Wendy B. Kahn, Deborah S. Bussert, Much, Shelist, Freed, Denenberg, Ament & Rubenstein, P.C., Chicago, for Sana Jamil Abbasi.

Stephen J. Bochenek, Charles J. Northrup, Sorling, Northrup, Hanna, Cullen and Cochran, Ltd., Springfield, for Amicus Curiae, Illinois Association of Realtors.

Frank Timons, Bruce R. Pfaff & Associates, Ltd. (Timothy W. Heath, Hegarty & Heath, of counsel), Chicago, for Amicus Curiae, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association.

Chief Justice FREEMAN delivered the opinion of the court:

Plaintiff, Sana Abbasi, through her father, Jamil Abbasi, brought an action in the circuit court of Cook County against defendants, Panagiotis Paraskevoulakos and Katina Paraskevoulakos. Plaintiff sought damages for injuries that she received from ingesting lead-based paint.

The circuit court struck those counts of the complaint that alleged private causes of action based on defendants' violations of...


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