Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Christopher T. Hurley & Associates, Chicago (Christopher T. Hurley and Mark R. McKenna, of counsel), for Appellant.
Mara S. Georges, Corporation Counsel of the City of Chicago (Lawrence Rosenthal, Benna Ruth Solomon and Sara K. Hornstra, of counsel), for Appellee.
Appellate Court of Illinois, First District, Sixth Division.
Justice McNULTY delivered the opinion of the court:
On July 24, 1998, police officers responded to a call to 911 reporting a shooting. When officers arrived at the scene shortly after 2 a.m., Hector Rivera was lying on a bathroom floor, bleeding from multiple gunshot wounds. Police called for an ambulance for Rivera an hour and a half later. Rivera died that morning. Angelina Torres, as special administrator of Rivera's estate, sued the City of Chicago (the City)...
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