Courts Decide Private Utility Battles, Ill. Justices Tell 7th Circ.

Law360, Chicago (December 1, 2016, 8:30 PM EST) -- The Illinois Commerce Commission does not have jurisdiction over rate disputes between nonpublic companies that sell electricity and their customers, the Illinois Supreme Court said Thursday in an opinion issued as part of a Seventh Circuit appeal in a proposed class action over alleged overcharging.

The ruling, which comes in response to a certified question sent by the federal appeals court, found that customers who claim their electricity provider overcharged them must pursue their claims in the court system if the provider is anything other than...
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Case Information

Case Title

Peggy Zahn v. North American Power & Gas, LL

Case Number



Appellate - 7th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4190 Other Contract Actions

Date Filed

June 22, 2015

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