7th Circuit Affirms Dismissal Of Suit Over Illinois Highway Toll Fines

(July 13, 2016, 12:58 PM EDT) -- CHICAGO — An Ohio resident who sued the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority for allegedly failing to properly inform drivers about how the highway tolls work failed to state a claim for relief, the Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled July 8 (Jeffrey D. Cochran v. Illinois State Toll Highway Authority, et al., No. 15-2689, 7th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 12567).

(Opinion available. Document #43-160715-017Z.)

Jeffrey Cochran, an Ohio resident, drove from Ohio to Chicago in December 2013. He claimed that when he entered...
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