(SPRINGFIELD) - Senate President John J. Cullerton released the following statement regarding Governor Bruce Rauner’s plan to increase the burden on harmed individual seeking civil justice:

“Efforts to address the business climate shouldn’t be mere attempts to give middle-class families the runaround. This legislation is a clear attempt to tilt the scales of justice back toward big business and away from the injured. Individuals who have suffered injury and loss of wages should not be further disadvantaged by giving corporations and insurance companies home court advantage in the justice system.”