Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watch Executive Director Travis Akin's thoughts on lawsuit abuse.


- Read I-LAW’s latest column highlighting the impact of lawsuit abuse on small businesses.

- State Rep. Dwight Kay and I-LAW say Legislature’s inaction on lawsuit reform hurts the Illinois economy. Read more.

- ATRA Releases Annual Judicial Hellhole Report. Read our press release. Read Report.

- "Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week" Tour Stops In Metro-East To Spread Message That "Stopping Lawsuit Abuse Starts With You." Listen to the ad running on radio stations throughout Illinois during Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week. Become a more informed legal consumer. Get the facts with I-LAW’s Legal Consumer Guide. Read I-LAW press release.

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- Illinois is ranked 45th out of all 50 states in the country for legal fairness.

- Madison and St. Clair Counties are ranked the 5th-worst "Judicial Hellholes" in the country and McLean County is the 8th-worst "Judicial Hellholes" in the country.

- Every man, woman and child in Illinois pays a "lawsuit tax" of about $857/year.