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Decision in Illinois fire alarm monitoring case 'significant' for industry

August 7, 2013Tess Nacelewicz

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—A federal appeals court has upheld a previous court ruling favoring ADT and other alarm companies in a case involving public entities monopolizing fire alarm monitoring.“It's a very positive day for the industry,” Kevin Lehan, executive director of the Illinois Electronic Security Association (IESA), based here, told Security Systems News.In a communication to IESA members, Lehan described the July 31 decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh...

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Court injunction favors ADT, other companies

December 9, 2010Tess Nacelewicz

LISLE, Ill.—Five security companies, including security giant ADT, recently won a positive court ruling on an issue that has been roiling the industry in this state—public entities taking control over fire alarm monitoring. The alarm companies won a preliminary injunction order in a federal lawsuit they filed against an Illinois fire protection district that passed an ordinance putting itself solely in control of the monitoring of commercial fire alarms in the district. The order, signed...

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