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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.

Cook County courts earn 'dishonorable mention' on 'Judicial Hellholes' list; Madison, St. Clair counties rank 8th

By Jonathan Bilyk | Dec 4, 2018

Cook County has avoided a spot on the list of America’s worst “judicial hellholes” this year. However, the county’s civil courts still received a “dishonorable mention” in an annual report calling attention to some of the country’s most litigious local court systems.

Cook County again lands prime spot on legal reform group's 'Judicial Hellholes' list

By Jonathan Bilyk | Dec 5, 2017

Cook County’s courts have again landed a top billing among America’s worst “judicial hellholes,” sharing the designation with downstate Madison County on the annual list calling attention to some of the country’s most litigious local court systems.

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