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Insurers, business groups and tort reformers file brief opposing secondhand exposure theory

John O'Brien Feb. 16, 2011, 6:55am

Stack A coming ruling from the Illinois Supreme Court could offer asbestos attorneys with a new group of plaintiffs based on a case arising from Madison County.

U.S. Supreme Court OKs lawsuits over light cigarettes

Chris Rizo Dec. 16, 2008, 2:59am

WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline)-Smokers can sue over deceptive marketing of so-called light cigarettes, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday.

Doctors In Chicago: The more the better

Ed Murnane Jun. 22, 2008, 7:00am

Chicago was crawling with doctors last week -- and the previous weekend – and that's a good thing.

Asbestos trust fund hopes rise post-election

Steve Stanek Nov. 10, 2004, 10:07am

Congressman John Shimkus Business groups are expressing cautious optimism about the chance to eliminate asbestos lawsuits, which have been a huge source of revenue for some Madison County trial lawyers and others around the country.