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Workers' comp bill on Pritzker's desk will expose more companies to asbestos lawsuits, attorney says

By John Breslin | Apr 12, 2019

Some companies may be exposed to more asbestos lawsuits under proposed legislation now on Illinois Gov. J.B Pritzker's desk.

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House override spikes Court of Claims cap from $100,000 to $2 million

By Kyla Asbury | Nov 28, 2018

SPRINGFIELD — Gov. Bruce Rauner's veto of a bill that raised the award cap from $100,000 to $2 million for tort cases against the state that are litigated in the Illinois Court of Claims has been overridden.

Judges on ballot this month; some evaluation groups ask voters to steer clear of some in particular

By Jonathan Bilyk | Nov 2, 2018

While most judicial candidates are running unopposed in Cook County, voters can still help select a few of those who will preside from the bench. And voters have been asked to exercise caution when casting ballots in the General Election for at least two Cook County candidates.

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