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If at First You Do Not Succeed, Try Again Immediately: Illinois Passes Revised Pre-Judgment Interest Statute
Defendants welcomed the news that Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker vetoed HB3360 which established 9% pre-judgment interest that began accruing as early as the date of a personal injury. Pritzker was critical of the bill as placing too large a financial burden on hospitals, acting as a deterrent to doctors practicing in the state, and the 9% interest rate being out of line with current rates. However, at nearly the exact time the Governor was vetoing that bill, both Chambers of the Illinois Legislature were passing SB72, a revised version of vetoed bill. The Governor has signaled he will sign this version of the bill. More »
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