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Jury Verdict Research and Settlement Drafting Resources

Law 642-3 Negotiation
Prepared by Diane Murley, SIU Law Library – March 2007

Forms | Newsletters | Digests | Calculation | Databases | Blogs

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Settlement Forms, Checklists, and Drafting Guides

Am Jur Legal Forms
KF 170 A542 and on Westlaw (AMJUR-LF)
ch. 63—Compromise and settlement, §§ 63:1–63:118

West's Legal Forms
KF170 .M58 and on Westlaw (WEST-LF)
ch. 30—Releases, §§ 30.1–30.144 (under Specialized Forms)

Nichols Cyclopedia of Legal Forms Annotated
KF170 .N5 and on Westlaw (NICHOLS-LF)
ch. 184—Releases and Settlements, §§ 184:1–184:147

Illinois Forms: Legal and Business
KFI 1268 I56 and on Westlaw (IL-LF)
ch. 26—Compromises, Settlements and Releases, §§ 26:1–26:84 (under Contracts)

IICLE SmartBooks (available to SIUC Campus Users)

Verdict Newsletters

West's Jury Verdicts - Illinois Reports
KFI1395.A5 W4 and on Westlaw (IL-WEST-JV)

Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter
KFI1799.C6 A42

Verdict Digests

Personal Injury Verdict Survey: Illinois edition
KF1256.A8 J88 and on Westlaw (LRPIL-JV)

Dollar Verdicts: Personal Injury
KF1257.Z95 D65 and data, but not summaries, also on Westlaw (STEIN)

Verdict Calculation

Personal Injury Valuation Handbooks
KF1256.A8 J87 and reports, but not case evaluation manual, also on Westlaw (LRP-JV)

Verdict Databases

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Jury Verdict Research®

Westlaw > Directory > U.S. State Materials > Illinois > Jury Instructions, Jury Verdicts & Judgments:

  • VerdictSearch Illinois Jury Verdicts and Settlements (ALMVS-IL-JV)
  • Illinois Jury Verdicts Combined (IL-JV)
  • Illinois Jury Verdicts Plus (IL-JV-PLUS)
  • Illinois Comprehensive Jury Verdicts (IL-JV-ALL)
  • Jury Verdict and Settlement Summaries - Illinois (LRPIL-JV)
  • Southwestern Illinois Jury Verdict Reporter (SWILJVR-JV)
  • West's Jury Verdicts - Illinois Reports (IL-WEST-JV)

Westlaw > Directory > Litigation > Jury Verdicts, Settlements & Judgments:

  • Combined ALM VerdictSearch Jury Verdicts & Settlement (ALMVS-JV)
  • Jury Verdict and Settlement Summaries (LRP-JV)
  • Jury Verdicts - National (JV-NAT)
  • National Evaluator Multibase (NATEVAL-ALL)
  • National Jury Verdicts Review & Analysis (JVRPNAT-JV)
  • Stein on Personal Injury Damages (STEIN)

LexisNexis > Legal > States Legal - U.S. > Illinois > Jury Instructions & Verdicts:

LexisNexis > Legal > Area of Law - By Topic > Litigation > Jury Verdicts:

BNA Databases (available to SIU Law Users Only):


Settle It Now Negotiation Blog

Online Guide to Mediation

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