Kankakee County: Medical malpractice ruling stirs discord

side note: The unpopular reversal of the Illinois medical malpractice reform law has become a hot topic in the upcoming, Nov. 2, Supreme Court retention elections. The Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch has parked a billboard truck in front Kankakee County Courthouse proclaiming the slogan “Good Judges Matter.” This display of dissatisfaction about the courts recent ruling on the medical malpractice reform has not escaped the notice of Thomas Kilbride, an Illinois Supreme Court Justice who was raised in Kankakee. Visit the link to see how the Illinois Supreme Courts ruling has affected medical malpractice insurance rates in Illinois.

By Robert Themer
Daily-Journal.com

Parked in front of the Kankakee County Courthouse Wednesday afternoon, the narrow “billboard truck” of the Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch proclaimed “Good Judges Matter.”

Further, and likely a first, it urged voters: “On Nov. 2, don’t forget to vote in the Supreme Court retention elections.”

Read the Rest of the Article

You may also like

Legislative panel approves medical malpractice bill
Read more
Urgent-care centers: Illinois numbers grow as time-pressed families seek low-cost option to ERs
Read more
Global Center for Medical Innovation launches
Read more

Recent Posts

California Healthcare Providers, Trial Attorneys, Legislators Reach Deal to Increase MICRA Cap

Corporate Acquisitions Accelerating Surge in Employed Physicians

AM Best Maintains Negative Outlook for MPL Segment in 2022, Cites Rising Loss Costs, Increasing Severity, Diminished Reserves

Popular Posts

PIAA 2017: Current Trends & Future Concerns

New Report: Best and Worst States for Doctors

Urgent-care centers: Illinois numbers grow as time-pressed families seek low-cost option to ERs

Start Your Custom Quote Process™

Request a free quote