The American Insurance Association represents more than 450 property-casualty insurance companies. EDWARDSVILLE-- Business groups and insurance companies have spent the better part of two years trying to pin the blame for Illinois' medical malpractice insurance crisis on aggressive plaintiff attorneys and out-of-control courts.
Last week's five day series on Madison County's courts in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch called its shots and took them. And those shots were as tough as they get, particularly on local asbestos lawyer Randy Bono.
MARYVILLE- They call it 'voter education.' For Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch (I-LAW), a Metro East-based organization that fights 'lawsuit abuse' here and elsewhere, October is high political season as well.
EDWARDSVILLE-Judicial races typically don't captivate the public's attention, let alone dominate political reporting. But with millions expected to be spent on the the 5th Judicial District race for Illinois Supreme Court, all eyes are on this one.
Maureen McGlynn of McGlynn & Luther represented DaimlerChrysler EDWARDSVILLE-Judge Andy Matoesian ruled against the Lakin Law Firm last week, throwing out two lawsuits that alleged DaimlerChrysler was responsible for injuries to truck drivers delivering their new cars to dealers.