The Metro-East, internationally known as a favorite destination for out-of-state personal injury lawyers and plaintiffs looking to cash in playing the lawsuit lottery, has cemented its status as the “Lawsuit Abuse Capital of the U.S.” with Madison County being named today to a list of the nation’s “Worst Judicial Hellholes.”
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Christmas comes but once a year for most of us, but for the personal injury lawyers who have turned the Madison County courthouse into their own personally profiable playground, it’s Christmas every day.
Most people, if they sat on a small stool and it collapsed, would get up, brush themselves off and maybe return the stool for a new one.
AkinThe state of the State of Illinois is bleak. The combination of high taxes, over regulation and lawsuit abuse have created an exodus of jobs and opportunities from the Land of Lincoln to other states with a more friendly business climate. Governor Bruce Rauner wants to change course and make Illinois a destination for jobs and opportunities. The Governor rightly made lawsuit a priority in his State
AkinThe election of Bruce Rauner as governor of Illinois will bring many changes to our state. Governor-elect Rauner has promised to “shake up Springfield,” and one area that definitely needs “shaking up” is the state’s notoriously unfair lawsuit climate, which attracts personal injury lawyers and lawsuits from all over the country, which consequently keeps jobs from being created here. Illinois has
AkinThe spring legislative session is wrapping up and once again lawsuit reform legislation has been left to wither on the vine. Instead of implementing meaning lawsuit reforms and other pro-jobs initiatives, Illinois lawmakers are debating whether or not to make the 67 percent income tax hike permanent. Contrast this to states such as Wisconsin and Indiana. These states have all made lawsuit reform