Arizona

01/01/2010

Arizona is ranked #17 in the 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, an improvement of eight spots from the 2017 ranking, improving in eight of 10 categories polled. While it fell by 19 positions in the Treatment of Class Action Suits and Mass Consolidation Suits key element category, it rose by 17 spots in the Damages category, and saw improvements in Trial Judges’ Impartiality, Scientific and Technical Evidence, and Quality of Appellate Review.

Arizona at a Glance


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  1. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States

    September 17, 2019 | Research

    The 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States was conducted for the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform by The Harris Poll to explore how fair and reasonable state liability systems are perceived to be by U.S. businesses... Read More

  2. 101 Ways to Improve State Legal Systems: A User's Guide to Promoting Fair and Effective Civil Justice - Sixth Edition 2019

    September 17, 2019 | Research

    A user's guide to state legal reforms, providing policymakers with an array of options available to foster a sound legal system and promote states' economies. This resource also offers a compilation of recently-enacted legal reforms to show how legislators can move the proposals described in the guide from theory into practice.... Read More

  3. The Great Myths of State False Claims Acts

    February 28, 2018 | Research

    The 2018 update to "Great Myths of State False Claims Acts" shows that the whistleblowers' bar is continuing to capitalize on state qui tam False Claims Acts (FCAs), harvesting windfall awards from states and the federal government. The paper also points out that the dubious benefits of implementing a state FCA turn into a clear financial net negative when states allow their FCAs to fall out of compliance with federal standards.... Read More

  4. "Controversial Group" Trying to Turn ADA Lawsuits Into"Lucrative Money-Making Operation"

    May 15, 2017 | News and Blog

    Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities, or AID, "sued 1700 businesses in a six month period" in the state of Arizona, writes local Phoenix news station ABC15.... Read More

  5. In the News Today - April 19, 2017

    April 19, 2017 | News and Blog

    This week, the Arizona legislature passed a bill (S.B. 1406) to curb lawsuit abuse under the Arizonans with Disabilities Act (AZDA). S.B. 1406 would ensure that genuine AZDA claims are addressed without exposing Arizona's small business owners to abusive litigation that impedes economic growth and job creation. ILR sent a letter to Gov. Ducey urging him to sign S.B. 1406 into law.... Read More

  6. U.S. Chamber Urges Gov. Ducey to Sign Bill to Curb Lawsuit Abuse Against Arizona's Small Businesses

    April 19, 2017 | News and Blog

    This week, the Arizona legislature passed a bill (SB 1406) to curb lawsuit abuse under the Arizonans with Disabilities Act (AZDA).... Read More

  7. In the News Today - April 5, 2017

    April 05, 2017 | News and Blog

    Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich announced that his office has filed a series of sanction-related motions against Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities (AID) after AID "flooded the Phoenix-area judicial systems with hundreds of copy-and-paste lawsuits." ... Read More

  8. In the News Today - January 3, 2017

    January 03, 2017 | News and Blog

    Advocates for Individuals With Disabilities Foundation (AIDF) is suing Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich claiming that there is no state group conducting regular ADA compliance checks of Arizona businesses and that responsibility should lie with the AG's office.... Read More

  9. In the News Today - December 13, 2016

    December 13, 2016 | News and Blog

    The Arizona Attorney General's Office has filed a 20-page motion to dismiss more than 1,000 civil lawsuits filed by the Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Foundation. The foundation has accused Arizona businesses of violating mostly technical rules of the ADA, such as handicapped parking signs being too low to the ground.... Read More

  10. In the News Today - November 11, 2016

    November 11, 2016 | News and Blog

    "Lawyers benefit most from lawsuits, while victims and consumers are least likely to benefit, according to an Election Day survey commissioned by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform," writes Arizona Business Daily. ... Read More