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April 14, 2015

New Report: Cook and Madison Counties Most Litigious in Illinois

The Illinois Civil Justice League (ICJL) released a report today identifying Cook and Madison Counties in Illinois as the most litigious in the state—by a significant margin.

“Combined, 99 counties had 1.2 lawsuits per thousand in 2013. But Cook’s rate was three times that, at four per thousand. Madison’s was eight per thousand,” according to the report.

According to ICJL President John Pastuovic, these disproportionately high rates dissuade businesses from investing in Illinois.

Read the full story here.

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