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More bad news for Illinois

Travis Akin, Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch Sep. 13, 2017, 8:15am

It seems as though whenever there is a list of state rankings, the news is seldom good for the State of Illinois. In fact, it is usually just the opposite.

'Show Me State' shows Illinois the way on lawsuit reform

Travis Akin, Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch Jun. 27, 2017, 8:55am

It is tale of two states – the “Show Me State” and the “Sue Me State.”

New report confirms need for lawsuit reforms in Illinois

Travis Akin, Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch Apr. 25, 2017, 1:07pm

It should not come as any surprise but personal injury lawyers have found a new way to game the system in Illinois.

'Show Me' state is showing Illinois the path to economic growth

Travis Akin, Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch Feb. 16, 2017, 9:48am

The recent “Judicial Hellholes” report from the American Tort Reform Foundation ranked the City of St. Louis the worst “Judicial Hellhole” in the country.

New report confirms need for lawsuit reform in Illinois

Travis Akin, Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch Dec. 20, 2016, 6:57am

While many Illinois businesses continue to struggle, a new recently released report shows the lawsuit industry is alive and well in Illinois.

Voters are fed up with judges and personal injury lawyers who ‘Game the System’

Travis Akin, Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch Dec. 6, 2016, 9:56am

The 2016 Election is over and voters have rendered their verdicts and shown they want judges and legislators who will stand up to the personal injury lawyers and stop lawsuit abuse in Illinois.

Good judges matter

Travis Akin, Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch Nov. 1, 2016, 2:36pm

When we turn on the radio, turn on our televisions and even log into our social media accounts, we are bombarded with political advertising.

Judges – and voters -- have power to stop lawsuit abuse

Travis Akin, Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch Jul. 21, 2016, 12:22pm

The yearlong budget battle in Springfield ended last month with a truce, as legislative leaders and Governor Rauner agreed to a six-month stopgap budget.

Illinois has become a national punch line

Travis Akin, Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch May 25, 2016, 12:12pm

Chief Executive Magazine just came out with a report ranking Illinois the third worst state in the nation for business.

Rauner’s lawsuit reforms will create jobs in Illinois

Travis Akin, Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch Feb. 11, 2016, 6:46am

By standing up to the personal injury lawyers and passing common sense lawsuit reforms, legislators will restore fairness to Illinois courts, stop lawsuit abuse, create jobs, and put money back in consumers’ pockets.