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June 4th, 2014

Madison County’s New Asbestos Judge Carries on Tradition of Brazenly Favoring Plaintiffs

The latest in a long line of plaintiff-friendly asbestos judges in Madison County, Illinois, recently denied dozens of defendants’ perfectly persuasive motions for forum non conveniens in four separate cases, making it ironically clear that jurors, not judges, are asbestos defendants’ only hope for justice in this perennial Judicial Hellhole . . . → Read More: Madison County’s New Asbestos Judge Carries on Tradition of Brazenly Favoring Plaintiffs

January 10th, 2013

Illinois High Court Limits Forum Shopping with Case from Former Judicial Hellhole

Shortly before the New Year, the Illinois Supreme Court announced a long-awaited decision that may appropriately serve to limit forum shopping somewhat in a state full of Judicial Hellholes notorious for the practice . . . → Read More: Illinois High Court Limits Forum Shopping with Case from Former Judicial Hellhole