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Rep. Andre Thapedi hopes to have a bill regulating the lawsuit lending industry on the governor’s desk by the end of May. Thapedi, D-Chicago, presented two such measures, both of which he is signed on to as a sponsor, to … Read More
Rep. Dwight Kay, R-Glen Carbon, on Monday introduced a package of legislation he believes will help create more jobs and make Illinois more competitive with its neighboring states. The so-called “pro-growth jobs” package calls for major reform to the Civil … Read More
Rep. Dwight Kay said he plans to introduce a trio of legislative packages aimed at improving the business climate in Illinois. The Republican from Glen Carbon said his legislation — some of which has not yet been put in bill … Read More
A measure that intends to put an end to forum shopping has been introduced in the Illinois General Assembly. House Bill 138 would amend the Illinois Code of Civil Procedure to provide for the dismissal of lawsuits for lack of … Read More
Illinois Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Doug Whitley announced the Chamber’s support of the grassroots organization “Citizens for Judicial Integrity.”
While Madison and St. Clair counties are not subjects of a film about “greed and corruption in America’s lawsuit industry,” perhaps someday they will be. Read More
Occasionally, a judge has bad judgment, according to State Rep. Dwight Kay, (R-Glen Carbon.) Read More
Madison and St. Clair County governments spent a combined $3.1 million dollars defending against lawsuits in 2010, according to a study released today from Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch (I-LAW).
State Rep. Dwight Kay (R-Glen Carbon) is sponsoring civil justice reform legislation that targets joint and several liability, venue and premises liability. Read More
SPRINGFIELD – A piece of legislation referred to as a “Lawsuit Loan Shark” bill will be heard today at a House Judiciary Committee hearing as state lawmakers convene for fall veto session. Read More