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December 19, 2016

Eroding workers’ rights

The following letter to the editor by ITLA President Christopher T. Hurley appeared in Crain’s Chicago Business on December 5, 2016. Leave it to the Illinois Policy Institute to promote the fiction that the loss of manufacturing jobs has been...

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April 26, 2016

Premises Liability and Negligent Security: A Business Owner’s Obligation to Protect Its Patrons

Expecting parents often imagine what it will be like to hold their baby for the first time, ponder what their first words will be, and may even envision the adult their child will eventually become. Sadly, some parents never see...

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April 23, 2016

Insurance Companies Denying and Delaying Justice for Victims While Reaping in Billions

Insurance companies spend billions of advertising dollars on television ads, radio commercials, and print advertising to convince you that they are trustworthy, that they will be there when you need them. Unfortunately, their marketing tactics are nothing short of deceptive;...

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April 4, 2016

The Civil Justice System’s Role in Concussion Prevention

Contact sports are exciting for both the athletes and the fans, but they are also violent and competitive sports that cause millions of concussion injuries per year. While this is known and understood by the medical community, fans, and even...

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March 25, 2016

Despite Claims from Chamber of Commerce, Arbitration Does Not Benefit Consumers

Most Americans know that corporations who make the products they enjoy are out for profit, and that they often bend the truth to do so. But what they may not know is that, behind those companies, there are organizations that...

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February 29, 2016

Lawmakers Looking for Ways to Step in Against FDA’s Ineffective Monitoring of Dangerous Drugs and Medical Devices

Originally developed to protect consumers, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is responsible for monitoring and investigating the safety, efficacy, and security of drugs and medical equipment used and prescribed in the United States. But patient advocates, federal auditors, and...

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February 10, 2016

Bad Drug Interactions and Pharmacist Liability

A bad drug interaction or an adverse reaction caused when one drug interacts or interferes with another drug, is an extremely common issue, particularly among those with multiple health issues. As such, the elderly population is often at the highest...

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January 29, 2016

Punitive Damages Grossly Exaggerated by Media and Tort Reform Supporters

As of 2011, Illinois ranked in the top 20 of medical state licensing boards' serious doctor disciplinary action rates. The state reported 143 cases, resulting in an average of 3.45 serious actions per every 1,000 physicians from 2009 to 2011....

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