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In the IPRF case, Judge Kennelly said the slowness of the process in Ohio persuaded him to rule on the plaintiffs' request to send the case back to Cook County court. (Credit: Iryna Imago/Shutterstock) In the IPRF case, Judge Kennelly said the slowness of the process in Ohio persuaded him to rule on the plaintiffs’ request to send the case back to Cook County court. (Credit: Iryna Imago/Shutterstock)

The Illinois Public Risk Fund’s (IPRF) request to send the IPRF’s opioid lawsuit back to Cook County Circuit Court was granted by U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly on July 15, 2019, the Cook County Record reports. The organization, which helps Illinois local governments pool their workers’ compensation insurance, is pursuing its own legal claims against the makers and distributors of opioid painkillers.

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Denny Jacob

Denny Jacob is an associate editor for NU PropertyCasualty360. Contact him at [email protected]

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