Nicor was bought by ALG, a nationwide fuel provider. They are regulated by the government. A recent case in Indiana suggested that termination of water services during a billing dispute constituted a violation of due process.
I am sorry that I did not see this tab. It appears I asked you a new question. I spoke with the attorney who wrote the article and he said he cannot represent Illinois client. Please let me know what is fair price for you to review this brief article and tell me where I am misunderstanding " due process".
I am sorry but I do not understand why water is treated differently than gas or electrice, etc.
Your argument suggests that without the power to terminate service without payment is like a credit card not being able to terminate account for non-payment. My life is not dependent on having a credit card.
What right does a customer have to prevent a monopolistic utitily from simply terminating a necessary commodity "at will".
I appreciate your attention and time.
If you like, I will submit this with an increased price.
Yes, I pay my water bill to my village. I pay my NICOR bill to NICOR. Because they provided gas to a rental property which I did not request or have knowledge of, they figured they could transfer the accrued bill to my home account for purposes of collection.
I was coerced into entering a contract to pay for this service in order to keep my home account on.
They wield a big club. I repeatedly communicated to them that this was a civil dispute and should be decided in a court.
What incentive did they have since they can and did, terminate service at will?
What recourse do I have? It might appear that my agreement to put out $1k and commit to further payments willl look like an admission of responsibility.
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