Arizona

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.

01/01/2010

Arizona at a Glance


All Results for Arizona

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. In the News Today - October 11, 2016

    October 11, 2016 | News and Blog

    South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson joined six state attorneys general in signing on to a letter opposing the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's proposed anti-arbitration rule.... Read More

  5. In the News Today - September 26, 2016

    September 26, 2016 | News and Blog

    Maricopa (AZ) County Superior Court Judge David Talamante issued a ruling that consolidated more than 1,100 Americans with Disability Act lawsuits filed by Advocates with Individuals for Disabilities (AID) against Arizona businesses. ... Read More

  6. In the News Today - September 7, 2016

    September 07, 2016 | News and Blog

    The Illinois Civil Justice League released a study yesterday showing that "campaign contributions from trial lawyers to Illinois politicians and judges topped $35.25 million during the past 15 years."... Read More

  7. In the News Today - May 16, 2016

    May 16, 2016 | News and Blog

    WSJ Notes ILR Opposition to Third Party Litigation Funding: In an article spotlighting the growth of larger investors, such as pension funds, in third party litigation funding, the Wall Street Journal notes that, litigation funders have faced a few consistent opponents, including the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Institute for Legal Reform, which argues that it prompts unnecessary litigation. ... Read More

  8. Former AG McKenna says FACT Act Would Protect Asbestos Claimants' "Sensitive Personal Information"

    February 29, 2016 | News and Blog

    In an interview with Arizona Business Daily, former Washington Attorney General Robert McKenna says the Furthering Asbestos Claims Transparency (FACT) Act would "discourage fraud and abuse" while protecting asbestos trust claimants' "sensitive personal information and confidential medical records from disclosure and misuse."... Read More

  9. In the News Today - February 29, 2016

    February 29, 2016 | News and Blog

    Former AG McKenna says FACT Act Would Protect Asbestos Claimants' "Sensitive Personal Information" In an interview with Arizona Business Daily, former Washington Attorney General Robert McKenna says the Furthering Asbestos Claims Transparency (FACT) Act would "discourage fraud and abuse" while protecting asbestos trust claimants' "sensitive personal information and confidential medical records from disclosure and misuse."... Read More

  10. New ILR Study Shows Need for FACT Act

    February 23, 2016 | News and Blog

    Could ILR's new study, Insights & Inconsistencies: Lessons from the Garlock Trust Claims, help "bolster" efforts to pass the FACT Act?... Read More