California

California is ranked #48 in the 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, dropping one position from its 2017 ranking. It fell the most in the key element category of Scientific and Technical Evidence, but realized a one spot improvement in both Overall Treatment of Tort and Contract Litigation and Quality of Appellate Review. Both Los Angeles and San Francisco made the list of Cities or Counties with the Least Fair and Reasonable Litigation Environment.

07/01/2000

California at a Glance


Suggested Resources

  • Faces of Lawsuit Abuse – Northern California

  • Faces of Lawsuit Abuse – Southern California


Civil Justice Association of California
California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse
California Chamber of Commerce


All Results for California

  1. ICYMI: Californians See Prop 65 Warnings Everywhere, But Do Those Warnings Really Protect Them?

    August 06, 2020 | News

    While California's Proposition 65 was intended to stop companies from using notoriously hazardous materials, it has instead created a lawsuit factory, according to a report in the LA Times. Many companies operating in the consumer products sector in California routinely attach warnings for any of the more than 900 chemicals and elements covered by Proposition 65 without testing for them or attempting to reformulate products. These companies fear citizen-enforcer lawsuits more than they fear needlessly worrying consumers.... Read More

  2. In The News Today - July 29, 2020

    July 29, 2020 | News

    ICYMI: Californians See Prop 65 Warnings Everywhere, But Do Those Warnings Really Protect Them?... Read More

  3. Californians See Prop 65 Warnings Everywhere, But Do Those Warnings Really Protect Them?

    July 28, 2020 | News

    While California's Proposition 65 was intended to stop companies from using notoriously hazardous materials, it has instead created a lawsuit factory, according to a report in the LA Times.... Read More

  4. Small Businesses Live In Fear Of COVID Lawsuits

    July 22, 2020 | News

    Cathryn Howard is the owner of Truly Madly Sweetly Bake Shop in Temecula, California, and is working hard to reopen after having shut down for months.... Read More

  5. In the News Today - July 15, 2020

    July 15, 2020 | News

    Small Businesses Worry About COVID Lawsuits: Owner of Truly Madly Sweetly Bake Shop Explains... Read More

  6. In the News Today - June 30, 2020

    June 30, 2020 | News

    Straight Up Tea Way Too Sugary, Lawsuit Says... Read More

  7. In the News Today - June 25, 2020

    June 25, 2020 | News

    Calif. AG Seeks To Force Uber, Lyft To Reclassify Drivers... Read More

  8. In the News Today - June 23, 2020

    June 23, 2020 | News

    Monsanto Wins Suit Keeping Glyphosate Off Calif. Cancer List... Read More

  9. Judge Questions $30M Atty Fee Bid In Yahoo Breach MDL

    June 19, 2020 | News

    California Federal Judge Lucy Koh declined to approve class counsel's $30 million fee bid for securing a $117.5 million deal in the Yahoo data breach multidistrict litigation. ... Read More

  10. California Chamber Adjusts Argument Against Coffee-Causes-Cancer Lawsuits

    April 23, 2020 | News

    In March, the California Chamber filed an amended complaint that it hopes will help business owners who are facing lawsuits associated with the state's Proposition 65, according to a report in Legal Newsline.... Read More