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Lawsuit abuse still a problem in Illinois

By John Pastuovic, Illinois Civil Justice League | Dec 10, 2018

The problems plaguing courtrooms throughout Illinois are well-documented. Our courts have seen ridiculous cases over having too many peanuts in a bag of mixed nuts or allegations of being “injured” by paying higher prices for products than their self-claimed worth.

Madison, St. Clair Counties ranked eighth on ‘Judicial Hellholes’ list

By Heather Isringhausen Gvillo | Dec 4, 2018

Madison and St. Clair Counties are again considered two of the worst jurisdictions in the nation according to the American Tort Reform Foundation’s annual Judicial Hellholes Report.

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

By Travis Akin | Dec 5, 2017

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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