Judge Dismisses 201 Lawsuits in Latest Chapter of Businesses’ Battle Against Illinois False Claims Act


Mary Kay Martire said that an Illinois law which allows whistleblower lawsuits over charging and collecting sales taxes gives the state “quite a black eye in the minds of our clients. It’s just abusive. … It’s like highway robbery.” Ms. Martire, who has defended against 60 of such suits, added that legislative reform to eliminate them would make “a significant improvement” for business in the state. Read the full article.