(735 ILCS 5/2-1007.1) (from Ch. 110, par. 2-1007.1)
    Sec. 2-1007.1. Preference in setting for trial. (a) A party who is an individual and has reached the age of 70 years shall, upon motion by that party, be entitled to preference in setting for trial unless the court finds that the party does not have a substantial interest in the case as a whole.
    (b) The court may, in its discretion, grant a motion for preference in setting for trial where a party shows good cause that the interests of justice will be served by granting a preference in setting for trial.
(Source: P.A. 86-854.)