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Illinois med-mal

Despite the longtime blocking abilities of House Speaker and trial-lawyer ally Michael Madigan, it now looks as if reform is on the way in the Land of Lincoln, propelled by a surge of physician activism. And according to the Sun-Times, channeled by KevinMD, "Attorneys are furiously filing medical malpractice lawsuits in Cook County in a race to beat Gov. Blagojevich's signature on a bill that caps awards in such cases."



Isaac Gorodetski
Project Manager,
Center for Legal Policy at the
Manhattan Institute

Katherine Lazarski
Press Officer,
Manhattan Institute


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