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Illinois judge strikes down med-mal caps



A right under the state constitution to unlimited damage awards, permanently and forever, no matter what elected state lawmakers may have to say about the matter? This is the third go-round in Illinois, where judges have been especially disdainful of legislators' attempts to limit liability law, and the issue is headed on appeal to the state high court. (Chicago Tribune, Sun-Times; opinion in PDF format and many more links at CapitolFaxBlog)

 

 


Isaac Gorodetski
Project Manager,
Center for Legal Policy at the
Manhattan Institute
igorodetski@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Press Officer,
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

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