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From the Illinois State Medical Society Newsletter on April 9, 2021
Now Sitting on Governor Pritzker’s Desk: The Trial Lawyers’ Prejudgment Interest Bill!
Senate Bill 72 has been sent to Governor Pritzker for him to either veto or sign into law.
Please contact Governor Pritzker and urge him to VETO Senate Bill 72!
Senate Bill 72 would institute prejudgment interest in medical liability cases, which would begin accruing on the date the action is filed and would add interest to the amount of a judgment at the rate of 6% per year.
Delays during civil litigation frequently occur due to reasons outside a defendant’s control. This has been further exacerbated by COVID-19, which has dramatically slowed civil proceedings.by email.
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Lucas Chamberlain, MD, is from Nova Scotia, Canada. He received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Acadia University, NS. He then earned his medical degree from Saba University. Dr. Chamberlain has a great passion for traveling and global health. Outside the hospital, you can find him hiking, skiing, scuba diving, playing music, or working out. His medical interests include Primary Care and Urgent Care. Dr. Chamberlain is currently completing his Residency at Rush Copley Hospital.
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In Case You Missed It
The Kane County Medical Society hosted a learning event in early 2020 featuring John Perryman, MD who spoke about a physicians' proposed plan for a national health plan. Dr. Perryman offered a refreshing look and a down to earth explanation of the idea of expanding healthcare for more Americans.
If you weren't able to join the discussion in March you can hear Dr. Perryman's entire conversation here.