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Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch says Arizona second-hand asbestos exposure ruling could have impacts elsewhere

By Kyla Asbury | May 31, 2018

A recent ruling by the Arizona Supreme Court that found that companies should not be held liable for damages related to second-hand asbestos exposure is “common sense” and could affect similar cases in other states, according to Travis Akin, the executive director of Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch.

Lawmakers still have time to pass lawsuit reform

By Travis Akin, Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch | May 14, 2018

Illinois stands alone in the Midwest, stubbornly clinging to the tired, arcane economic policies that are driving droves and droves of people out of the Land of Lincoln.

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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