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


- The 2015 "Judicial Hellholes" report has been released and once again Illinois is home to one of the worst "Judicial Hellholes" in the country. Read more.

- "Lawsuit Abuse Awareness Week" Events Focus On The Importance Of Judicial Elections And How Judges Can Restore Fairness To Illinois Courts And Create Jobs. Read more.

- 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.

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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.