IL SB0239 | 2023-2024 | 103rd General Assembly

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 31 2023 - 25% progression
Action: 2023-01-31 - Referred to Assignments
Pending: Senate Assignments Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that the prohibition on the recovery of punitive damages in a legal malpractice action includes damages sought as compensatory damages which were assessed against the legal malpractice plaintiff or failed to be obtained by the legal malpractice plaintiff.

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Title

PUNITIVE DAMAGES-LEGAL MALPRAC

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History

DateChamberAction
2023-01-31SenateReferred to Assignments
2023-01-31SenateFirst Reading
2023-01-31SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jil Tracy

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
73552-1115Amended CodeCitation Text

Illinois State Sources


Bill Comments

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