A personal injury lawyer who specializes in suing police departments over alleged brutality and suing medical providers and others in cases involving traumatic brain injuries has been named the new president of the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, a lobbying group that represents the interests of the lawyers who represent plaintiffs suing businesses and others in the state.
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