Illinois Jury Awards Landmark Verdict of $535 Million in Teenage Rape Case at Psychiatric Facility

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois – A teenage girl has been awarded a record-breaking $535 million by an Illinois jury after a psychiatric facility was found responsible for her rape by another patient. The girl, who was 13 years old at the time of the incident, was a patient at The Pavilion Behavioral Health System in Champaign, Illinois when a 16-year-old male patient raped her. The jury determined that the facility had failed in its duty to prevent the assault. According to the girl’s attorney, Tim Cronin of The Simon Law Firm, the boy was placed in a … Read more

Landmark Illinois Jury Verdict: $60 Million Awarded to Grieving Mother in Tragic Enfamil Formula Case

An Illinois jury has recently reached a verdict in a high-stakes case that could have significant implications for Mead Johnson, a manufacturer of infant formula. The jury awarded a substantial $60 million to the mother of an infant who tragically passed away after using Mead Johnson’s Enfamil formula. This decision marks a significant legal setback for the company, as it is the first of many similar cases that they are facing. The lawsuit was filed by the grieving mother, seeking justice for the loss of her child. The jury deliberated and ultimately held Mead Johnson … Read more

Unveiling the Power of Judicial Candidates on the 2024 Illinois Primary Election Ballot

Chicago, Illinois – The upcoming 2024 Illinois primary election features a ballot filled with judicial candidates. While these races may not capture the same attention as the top positions, experts emphasize the importance of researching and considering every candidate. Judicial seats hold significant power and impact the lives of citizens in various legal matters. According to Alejandra Cancino, a senior reporter for Injustice Watch, judicial elections often go unnoticed and their inner workings remain elusive until one becomes involved in the system. Cancino highlights the extensive responsibilities of judges, who preside over traffic court, criminal … Read more

Powerful and Often Overlooked: The Impact of Judicial Elections on Illinois

CHICAGO, Illinois – As voters head to the polls for the Illinois primary election, experts urge them to pay attention to the judicial candidates on the ballot. While these races often fly under the radar compared to other high-profile races, they hold significant power that can impact individuals’ lives. Judicial seats handle a wide range of cases, from traffic violations to criminal matters, personal injury lawsuits to contested wills, evictions, discrimination cases, and even the constitutionality of laws. The Illinois Supreme Court race is particularly significant this election cycle. In the Democratic primary, there is … Read more