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More Evidence that Madison County Is a Judicial Hellhole

A recent $1.25 million plaintiffs verdict in a railway crossing accident case tried in Madison County, Illinois has thankfully been reversed and remanded, but the judge’s conduct of the original trial speaks volumes about why the jurisdiction is a perennial Judicial Hellhole, and why plaintiffs from across the country hurry to board the “Madison County Express”

Judicial Hellholes

2019 Judicial Hellhole Report

Every year we shine a light on the worst of the worst. Since its inception in 2002, the American Tort Reform Foundation’s Judicial Hellholes® program has documented in annually published reports various abuses within the civil justice system, focusing primarily on jurisdictions where courts have been radically out of balance.

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