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Access to Justice Campaign: Protecting Workers Compensation and Civil Justice

Date: 
01/28/2015

 Powerful special interests, led by Governor Rauner, are determined to diminish the rights of individual citizens and the access those citizens have to the court system by promoting the myth of “frivolous lawsuits”. 

Get the facts!  Don’t let special interests distort our civil justice system and intimidate individuals from exercising their constitutional rights and seeking justice when they are injured or a loved one is killed due to negligence.

Take a minute to get the facts.  Here are some important FACT Sheets that get past the myths:

·   McDonald’s Coffee Case- Myth v. Facts

·   The Myth That Trial Lawyers File Frivolous Lawsuits

·   Frivolous Defenses in Lawsuits: Defending the Indefensible

·   Medical Malpractice Filings Way Down Insurance Company Profits Up

·  Doctors Are Not Leaving Illinois

·   Insurance Industry Requests “Tort Reform” When It Reap Billions in Profits

·   Illinois’ Economy Is Making A Comeback

·   Illinois Is Good For Business

·   The Legal System Ranks Near The Bottom Of Business Concerns

·  Worker’s Compensation In Illinois

·   American Tort Reform Association’s Annual Report Attacks Illinois’ Civil Justice System