Delaware

We’re number 1! Currently, Delaware boasts the best lawsuit climate in America. For nine consecutive times now The First State has come in first in lawsuit fairness.

Delaware at a Glance

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$73 Potential Tort Cost
Reduction ($1,000,000)
0.28% - 0.76% Potential Increase
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All Results for Delaware

In the News - April 10, 2014

April 10, 2014 | Insights

The Delaware General Assembly confirmed Andre Bouchard to lead the Delaware Court of Chancery. Read More »

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In the News Today - March 25, 2014

March 25, 2014 | Insights

Families in Florida are spending more on goods and services due to the costs of litigation. Read More »

Tags: Arbitration, Lawsuit Abuse Impact, Securities Litigation Reform, Delaware, Florida

In the News Today - March 21, 2014

March 21, 2014 | Insights

A majority of West Virginia voters think lawsuits are hurting job creation in the state, a new poll found. Read More »

Tags: Lawsuit Abuse Impact, West Virginia, Delaware

In the News Today - February 24, 2014

February 24, 2014 | Insights

The False Claims Act "really encourages a lot of speculative litigation that unfortunately a lot of companies end up having to settle, because they are such an expensive type of case to litigate," ILR Senior Vice President Matt Webb told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Read More »

Tags: False Claims Act, Delaware

In the News Today - February 3, 2014

February 03, 2014 | Insights

The Louisiana Supreme Court overturned a $258 million verdict against Janssen Pharmaceutical. Read More »

Tags: False Claims Act, Securities Litigation Reform, State Attorneys General, Delaware, Louisiana

In the News Today - January 30, 2014

January 30, 2014 | Insights

The Louisiana Supreme Court has overturned a nearly $258 million verdict in state Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's lawsuit brought under the state's version of the federal False Claims Act over the prescription drug Risperdal. Read More »

Tags: State Legal Reforms, Securities Litigation Reform, False Claims Act, Louisiana, Delaware

In the News Today - January 22, 2014

January 22, 2014 | Insights

In a court filing, Standard & Poor's says that the government's $5 billion lawsuit is in retaliation for the agency's downgrade of the United States' credit rating in 2011. Read More »

Tags: Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, Arbitration, Delaware

In the News Today - January 13, 2014

January 13, 2014 | Insights

A federal appeals court has decided that payments from the gulf oil spill settlement fund may continue, despite objections from BP that the fund is paying for inflated and fraudulent claims. Read More »

Tags: Environmental Litigation, Securities Litigation Reform, Delaware

Delaware High Court Gets New Chief Justice

January 10, 2014 | Insights

The Governor of Delaware has announced that Chancellor Leo Strine will be the next chief justice of the state supreme court, pending approval by the legislature. Read More »

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In the News Today - December 30, 2013

December 30, 2013 | Insights

The gulf oil spill settlement does not require claimants to prove that their losses were caused by the 2010 Deepwater Horizon spill, a judge ruled last week. Read More »

Tags: Environmental Litigation, False Claims Act, Delaware

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