Madigan spokesman, trial bar peddle myths about workers’ comp

By Michael Lucci
12/01/2016
Illinois House Speaker Mike Madigan’s spokesman, Steve Brown, has repeatedly implied that Illinois insurance companies are hoarding cost savings. However, this couldn't be happening unless insurance companies were colluding in violation of anti-trust laws, and there's no evidence they are. Illinois trial lawyers have echoed Brown's sentiments, but they don't seem to see evidence of anti-trust violations either given that they haven't brought lawsuits against insurance companies for violating federal anti-trust law.

TAGS: John Cullerton, Mike Madigan, Steve Brown, workers compensation