It's About the Evidence, Not the Verdict Form

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June 3, 2009

The Illinois Supreme Court recently modified its opinion in Ready v. United/Goedecke Services, Inc., 2008 WL 5746087 (Ill. 2009). While the Supreme Court's modification of its initial opinion is brief, it is critical. Prior to the modification, practitioners argued at the trial level that the Ready decision precluded evidence about the conduct of settling defendants at trial. This, of course, is not the law.

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