(765 ILCS 5/38a) (from Ch. 30, par. 37 1/4)
    Sec. 38a. Whenever the owner of any real estate situated as hereinafter set forth, shall have received by judgment, settlement, or compromise, payment or satisfaction for permanent or continuing injuries or damages to said real estate, because or on account of any nuisance of the kind hereinafter described, then whoever shall hereafter acquire by any means, any interest, either in fee simple, for life, for years, or for any lesser term, in any real estate contiguous or in proximity to any nuisance, or which is affected by the maintenance or operation of any instrumentality whereby the nuisance is caused or is existing, shall be deemed to acquire such interest in such real estate subject to such nuisance as it exists at the time of the acquisition of such interest, and shall not maintain any civil action, for or on account of any such injury or damages satisfied as above.
(Source: P.A. 79-1360.)