§ 0.01 Short title
§ 1 Whenever the death of a person shall be caused by wrongful act, …
§ 2 (a) Every such action shall be brought by and in the names of the …
§ 2.1 In the event that the only asset of the deceased estate is a cause of …
§ 2.2 The state of gestation or development of a human being when an injury …

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes > 740 ILCS 180

  • Person under legal disability: means a person 18 years or older who (a) because of mental deterioration or physical incapacity is not fully able to manage his or her person or estate, or (b) is a person with mental illness or is a person with developmental disabilities and who because of his or her mental illness or developmental disability is not fully able to manage his or her person or estate, or (c) because of gambling, idleness, debauchery or excessive use of intoxicants or drugs, so spends or wastes his or her estate as to expose himself or herself or his or her family to want or suffering. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.06
  • Surviving spouse: means "widow" or "widower" as the case may be. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.32