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Illinois ranks 3rd-to-last in U.S. for state lawsuit climate

Illinois ranks 3rd-to-last in U.S. for state lawsuit climate

Illinois ranked No. 48 of 50 states, and “Chicago or Cook County” was named the nation’s worst local jurisdiction in a survey of executives and attorneys about the fairness and reasonableness of state liability systems.

By Amy Korte

Randy and Lisa Brown

Randy and Lisa Brown

“We’re getting worried right now after Chicago passed their soda tax. “They’re again putting the burden on the backs of small businesses. The government comes in and they want more taxes, and everything out of our pockets. There is only so much money. You can’t keep taking when there is nothing else to give. “If [the...