The Jury Verdict Reporter, published by Law Bulletin Publishing Company, is the recognized authority on record verdicts and settlements in Illinois. JVR continually collects, analyzes and publishes summaries detailing Illinois civil jury verdicts and negotiated settlements. With our extensive, searchable database, JVR is the leading Illinois case evaluation resource for attorneys. We have recently expanded the scope of our verdict reporting through the acquisition of Wisconsin Verdicts & Settlements.
Founded in 1959, the Jury Verdict Reporter is the second oldest business of its kind in the U.S. Our comprehensive database contains more than 80,000 cases and is available only through our "On Point" call-in research service, and through our online research system, AccessPlus®. See detailed descriptions of these services to the left.
The Jury Verdict Reporter annually hosts the JVR Trial Lawyer Excellence Awards & Reception, an event that brings together the plaintiff’s bar, the defense bar and the judiciary in a celebration of outstanding achievements and careers. Record verdicts, significant defense verdicts, career milestones and lifetime achievements are recognized as the JVR presents awards of Trial Lawyer Excellence to deserving civil litigators, trial attorneys and mentors. Coverage of the 2014 Awards in the Chicago Daily Law Bulletin here.
JVR maintains an extensive list of experts. Visit JuryVerdicts.com which includes a searchable directory of over 40,000 expert witnesses.
Please review the revised requirements for reporting confidential settlements that became effective in January 2011.
To get a quick glimpse of the value of various types of cases, sign up for our free e-newsletter Illinois Litigation Highlights. Each issue includes a summary of verdicts and settlements, as well as other useful statistics and news.
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