November 10, 2008
WALTER SOLON and CYNTHIA ZALETEL, on ) Appeal from
Behalf of Themselves and a Class of Others Similarly ) the Circuit Court
Situated, ) of Cook County.
) No. 04-CH-7119
MIDWEST MEDICAL RECORDS )
ASSOCIATION, INC., ) Honorable
) James F. Henry,
Defendant-Appellant. ) Judge Presiding.
JUSTICE THEIS delivered the opinion of the court:
Plaintiffs Walter Solon and Cynthia Zaletel, on behalf of themselves and a class of others
similarly situated, brought this action against defendant Midwest Medical Records Association
(MMRA) seeking, inter alia, damages incurred as a result of defendant’s allegedly deceptive and
illegal practice of overcharging patients for requested copies of medical records. Defendant
moved to strike that portion of the complaint under section 2-615 of the Code of Civil Procedure
(Code) (735 ILCS 5/2-615 (West 2004)). The trial court denied defendant’s motion and certified