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Friday, January 23, 2009

Still Filing in Madison County

This article looks into why filings in Madison County have gone up recently. As other states have passed tort reform, it would seem a no-brainer to have cases for out of state plaintiff's moved out of Madison County. The only real theory advanced was the presence of Illinois-based defendant John Crane. But, despite the fact that Madison County has improved its reputation as a plaintiff friendly venue, at the end of the day, it still is a plaintiff friendly venue.


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