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The Federalization of Punitive Damages and the Effect on Illinois Law
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2008-07)
Punitive damages have traditionally been a matter of state law, left to state courts and legislatures to review and regulate. But in the midst of the tort reform movement of the 1990s, the United States Supreme Court took ...
Things to do (or Not) to Address the Medical Malpractice Insurance Problem
(Northern Illinois University Law Review, 2006-07)
The article begins with an overview of the tort reform problem; federal vs. state level reform; a history of tort reform in Illinois; current Illinois law (prior to P.A. 94-677) specific to medical malpractice cases or ...