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New report ranks Metro-East one of the nation’s worst 'Judicial Hellholes'

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.”

New 'Judicial Hellholes' report confirms Illinois needs lawsuit reform

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.

Stool lawsuit says a lot about Madison County

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.

Lawsuit reforms proposed by Governor Rauner will create jobs in Illinois

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Lawsuit reforms proposed by Governor Rauner will create jobs in Illinois

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New site chronicles asbestos litigation abuse

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Illinois needs lawsuit reforms

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

Madison County remains one of nation’s worst 'Judicial Hellholes'

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Personal injury lawyers are targeting Madison County courts

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Legislature gives ultimate Christmas gift to personal injury lawyers

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Rauner can help Illinois stop creating lawsuits and start creating jobs

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

As voters, we get to be the judge on November 4th

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Personal injury lawyers spending big in judicial races

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Lawsuit reform would help Illinois avoid a failing grade for business

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Lawmakers can’t afford to keep ignoring lawsuit reform

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Illinois needs lawsuit reform

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

Stop the 'lawsuit loan sharks'

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Tell your legislators to create jobs, not lawsuits

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Metro-East’s status as one of the nation’s worst 'Judicial Hellholes' costs jobs

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Message to new asbestos judge: Madison County needs more jobs, not more lawsuits

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