National Association of Manufacturers News

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

By John O'Brien | Feb 16, 2011

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

By Chris Rizo | Dec 16, 2008

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

By Ed Murnane | Jun 22, 2008

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

Asbestos trust fund hopes rise post-election

By Steve Stanek | Nov 10, 2004

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.

The Record Network