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Case Name Ligas v. Maram PB-IL-0004
Docket / Court 1:05-cv-04331 ( N.D. Ill. )
State/Territory Illinois
Case Type(s) Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
Special Collection Olmstead Cases
Attorney Organization ACLU Chapters (any)
NDRN/Protection & Advocacy Organizations
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Benefit Source
Medicaid
Content of Injunction
Implement complaint/dispute resolution process
Monitor/Master
Monitoring
Preliminary relief granted
Recordkeeping
Defendant-type
Jurisdiction-wide
Disability
disability, unspecified
Integrated setting
Mental impairment
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Classification / placement
Deinstitutionalization/decarceration
Housing
Housing assistance
Individualized planning
Payment for care
Placement in mental health facilities
Public benefits (includes, e.g., in-state tuition, govt. jobs)
Reassessment and care planning
Record-keeping
Wait lists
Medical/Mental Health
Intellectual/Developmental Disability
Mental health care, general
Mental Disability
Developmental disability without intellectual disability
Intellectual/developmental disability, unspecified
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action 42 U.S.C. § 1983
Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act), 29 U.S.C. § 701
Title XIX of the Social Security (Medicaid) Act, 42 U.S.C §1396
Defendant(s) Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
Illinois Department of Human Services
Illinois Department of Public Health
Plaintiff Description Nine individuals with developmental disabilities who are eligible for long term care through state administered Medicaid Services who are forced to reside in large congregrate care institutions as a condition of receiving that care.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations ACLU Chapters (any)
NDRN/Protection & Advocacy Organizations
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Litigation
Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2011 - n/a
Case Ongoing Yes
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Docket(s)
06-1327 (U.S. Court of Appeals)
PB-IL-0004-9001.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/19/2007
Source: Westlaw
1:05−cv−04331 (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/27/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
PLAINTIFFS' RENEWED MOTION FOR CLASS CERTIFICATION
PB-IL-0004-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/10/2006
Source: LexisNexis
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER REGARDING CLASS CERTIFICATION (2006 WL 644474) (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0002.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 03/07/2006
Source: Westlaw
First Amended Complaint
PB-IL-0004-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 04/26/2006
Source: LexisNexis
Opinion (Affirming the order of the district court to deny intervention) (478 F.3d 771)
PB-IL-0004-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | External Link | Detail
Date: 02/15/2007
[PROPOSED] CONSENT DECREE
PB-IL-0004-0011.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 11/08/2008
Order Decertifying Ligas Class [ECF# 420] (2009 WL 9057733) (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0008.pdf | WESTLAW | Detail
Date: 07/07/2009
SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT FOR DECLARATORY AND INJUNCTIVE RELIEF [ECF# 436]
PB-IL-0004-0007.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 08/31/2009
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
STATEMENT OF INTEREST OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA [ECF# 458]
PB-IL-0004-0006.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 01/26/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Memorandum Opinion and Order (Granting Motion to Intervene) (2010 WL 1418583 / 2010 U.S.Dist.LEXIS 34122) (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0005.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | External Link | Detail
Date: 04/07/2010
CONSENT DECREE
PB-IL-0004-0012.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 01/11/2011
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF JOINT MOTION FOR SETTLEMENT CLASS CERTIFICATION, PRELIMINARY APPROVAL OF CONSENT DECREE, AND APPROVAL OF NOTICE PLAN [ECF# 522-1]
PB-IL-0004-0009.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 01/11/2011
NOTICE OF PROPOSED CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT AND HEARING [ECF# 527]
PB-IL-0004-0010.pdf | External Link | Detail
Date: 01/13/2011
Consent Decree [ECF# 549] (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0016.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/15/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judgment Order [ECF# 555] (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0013.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/05/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Implementation Plan [ECF# 559]
PB-IL-0004-0017.pdf | Detail
Date: 12/15/2011
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 564] (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0014.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/15/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
First Annual Report of the Monitor [ECF# 565]
PB-IL-0004-0019.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/27/2012
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Ligas Implementation Plan 2013 Revisions [ECF# 566-1]
PB-IL-0004-0018.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/15/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 569] (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0015.pdf | Detail
Date: 03/05/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Second Annual Report of the Monitor [ECF# 571]
PB-IL-0004-0020.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/01/2013
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Third Annual Report of the Monitor [ECF# 583]
PB-IL-0004-0021.pdf | Detail
Date: 10/01/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order of the Executive Committee [ECF# 590] (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0022.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/17/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order to Maintain Compliance with Consent Decree [ECF# 597] (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0023.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/30/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 610] (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0024.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/18/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 624] (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0025.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/01/2015
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Fourth Annual Report of the Monitor [ECF# 627]
PB-IL-0004-0026.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/08/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order to Maintain Compliance with Consent Decree [ECF# 637] (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0027.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/28/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Ligas Implementation Plan 2016 Revisions [ECF# 642]
PB-IL-0004-0028.pdf | Detail
Date: 11/17/2016
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Fifth Annual Report of the Monitor [ECF# 646]
PB-IL-0004-0029.pdf | Detail
Date: 01/20/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Agreed Order to Maintain Compliance with Consent Decree [ECF# 680] (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0030.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/21/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order [ECF# 695] (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0031.pdf | Detail
Date: 08/11/2017
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Judges Ashman, Martin C. (N.D. Ill.) [Magistrate]
PB-IL-0004-0011
Castillo, Ruben (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0022
Cole, Jeffrey N. (N.D. Ill.) [Magistrate]
PB-IL-0004-0012 | PB-IL-0004-0014 | PB-IL-0004-0016
Coleman, Sharon Johnson (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0023 | PB-IL-0004-0024 | PB-IL-0004-0025 | PB-IL-0004-0027 | PB-IL-0004-0031
Easterbrook, Frank Hoover (Seventh Circuit)
PB-IL-0004-0004
Holderman, James F. (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0002 | PB-IL-0004-0005 | PB-IL-0004-0008 | PB-IL-0004-0010 | PB-IL-0004-0011 | PB-IL-0004-0012 | PB-IL-0004-0013 | PB-IL-0004-0014 | PB-IL-0004-0015 | PB-IL-0004-0016 | PB-IL-0004-9001
Kanne, Michael Stephen (N.D. Ind., Seventh Circuit)
PB-IL-0004-0004
Williams, Ann Claire (N.D. Ill., Seventh Circuit)
PB-IL-0004-0004
Wood, Andrea Robin (N.D. Ill.)
PB-IL-0004-0030
Monitors/Masters Cohn, Ronnie (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0026 | PB-IL-0004-0029
Records, Tony (Maryland)
PB-IL-0004-0019 | PB-IL-0004-0020 | PB-IL-0004-0021
Plaintiff's Lawyers Anderson, Erik Joseph (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Antholt, Amanda C. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Baker, Warren Von C. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0012 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Burke, Kevin Francis (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Crain, William P. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0012 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Ducayet, James Wallace (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000 | PB-IL-0004-9001
Enerson, Wendy N. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0007 | PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-0010 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Gallagher, Daniel Francis (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Gran, Judith A. (Pennsylvania)
PB-IL-0004-0001 | PB-IL-0004-0003 | PB-IL-0004-0007 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Grossbart, John I. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0001 | PB-IL-0004-0003 | PB-IL-0004-0007 | PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-0010 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Haley, Colin M. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Hartman, Kendra Kekelis (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0001 | PB-IL-0004-0003 | PB-IL-0004-0007 | PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-0010 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Lapertosa, Max (Pennsylvania)
PB-IL-0004-0001 | PB-IL-0004-0003 | PB-IL-0004-9000 | PB-IL-0004-9001
Linsenmaier, Samuel Phillip (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Lowy, Barry G. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0001 | PB-IL-0004-0003 | PB-IL-0004-0007 | PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-0010 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Lundy, Jason T. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0012 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Miller, Laura J. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0001 | PB-IL-0004-0003 | PB-IL-0004-0007 | PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-0010 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Mullen, Edward B. III (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0007 | PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-0010 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Murer, Matthew Joseph (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0012 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Shapiro, Corey M. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0007 | PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-0010 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Stalmack, Kathryn M. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0012
Taylor, Barry Charlton (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0001 | PB-IL-0004-0003 | PB-IL-0004-0007 | PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-0010 | PB-IL-0004-0011 | PB-IL-0004-9000 | PB-IL-0004-9001
Thomas, Melissa A. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0012 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Walden, Kenneth M. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0001 | PB-IL-0004-0003 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Werner, Patricia A. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Whitcomb, John W. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0001 | PB-IL-0004-0003 | PB-IL-0004-0007 | PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-0010 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Wolf, Benjamin S. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0001 | PB-IL-0004-0003 | PB-IL-0004-0007 | PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-0010 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Defendant's Lawyers Flahaven, Kathleen K. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Gange, Christopher (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Gangemi, Columbus R. Jr. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Huston, John E. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Ioppolo, Thomas A. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Konieczny, Karen (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Stratton, Brent Douglas (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0009 | PB-IL-0004-0011 | PB-IL-0004-0012 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Welsh, Mary E. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9001
Other Lawyers Airdo, Michael Anthony (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Arden, James Daniel (New York)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Bingle, Robert J. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Breen, Philip L. (District of Columbia)
PB-IL-0004-0006
Brown, Burton A. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0012 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Choslovsky, William (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0012 | PB-IL-0004-9000 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Johnson, Patrick Walter (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0006
Kiser, Thomas J. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Laser, Joan (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0006
Lynn, Nicholas James (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0012 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Mahoney, Patrick E. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Maisels, Amanda (District of Columbia)
PB-IL-0004-0006
Marks, Jason Michael (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Mendel, Scott M. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0012 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Monberg, Jeffrey Mark (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
O'Malley, Richard Francis (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Rato, Michael (New York)
PB-IL-0004-9000 | PB-IL-0004-9001
Relias, Alexandra Catherine (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Riley, Barbara A. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0012
Schriver, John T. (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Sherwin, Judith Schwartz (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-0012 | PB-IL-0004-9000
Walker, Eric Emerson (Illinois)
PB-IL-0004-9000
Wodatch, John L. (District of Columbia)
PB-IL-0004-0006
Wohlenhaus, Renee M. (District of Columbia)
PB-IL-0004-0006

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