Illinois Supreme Court

Top state court says arbitration agreement doesn't prevent family member from suing


The child of a deceased long-term care resident is not bound to an arbitration agreement because she signed it on behalf of her mother — not herself — an Illinois court ruled Thursday.

Illinois' high court rules against medical malpractice caps

An Illinois Supreme Court ruling on medical malpractice caps could have national implications. It found that caps on damages are unconstitutional.