Chicago, IL asked in Landlord - Tenant and Sexual Harassment for Illinois

Q: IL.Would I prevail in a suit against a landlord who employed his criminal relative who sexually harassed me?

The individual began working as a handyman at my former townhouse complex 1.5 years after I moved in, and began stalking and sending me inappropriate text messages, which I reported to the management. I later found out he was related to the owner and had prior arrests for assault and harassment against women after he continued to harass and follow me until I was forced to break my lease and move. I was wondering if i would be likely to prevail for damages ( moving, legal fees, etc) ? Thanks

1 Lawyer Answer
Bruce Alexander Minnick
Bruce Alexander Minnick
  • Landlord Tenant Lawyer
  • Tallahassee, FL

A: Lawyers are very intelligent and highly trained professionals--but we are not soothsayers; nor do we do crystal balls. Therefore, I am constrained by a fundamental law of the universe and cannot predict the outcome of your "what if" case.

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