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The Case for Malpractice Reform in Illinois

April 1, 2004
By Illinois State Medical Society

From 1997 through 2002, the average total jury verdict went up 61 percent. From 1997 through 2002, the average jury award for non-economic damages has gone up 132 percent.

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  • From 1997 through 2002, the average total jury verdict went up 61 percent.
  • From 1997 through 2002, the average jury award for non-economic damages has gone up 132 percent.
  • In 1997, non-economic damages totaled 63 percent of total monetary value awarded by a jury.
  • In 2002, non-economic damages totaled 92 percent of total monetary value awarded by a jury.

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