Connecticut is ranked #3 in the 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, its highest rank in the survey’s history and up 13 spots since 2017. It progressed in every key element category polled, the most noteworthy being Overall Treatment of Tort and Contract Litigation, as well as Discovery.


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  1. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey Ranking the States Videos

    September 17, 2019 | Video | Watch

  2. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Press Video

    September 17, 2019 | Video | Watch

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. In the News Today - March 29, 2019

    March 29, 2019 | News

    Judge Allows Advertising Suit Against Nestle to Advance; "Climate Litigation Can Backfire And Harm Cities"... Read More

  6. 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

  7. Lawsuit Alleges Firm Used Smartphone App to Secretly Troll for TCPA Cases

    April 01, 2016 | News and Blog

    A recent court filing in a lawsuit by a former partner of a plaintiffs' firm details the allegedly deceptive tactics she says the firm used to bring in new clients-many of whom had no idea that they were part of a lawsuit.... Read More

  8. In the News Today - September 28, 2015

    September 28, 2015 | News and Blog

    Is duplicative enforcement and litigation by city and state governments, as well as private lawsuits, "putting the wheel clamps" on "gig economy" companies, such as Uber? (Wall Street Journal)... Read More

  9. Survey: Companies Say State Lawsuit Climates More Important than Ever in Deciding Where to Grow

    September 10, 2015 | Press Release

    New Poll Shows Several Large States Like California and Illinois Rank Among the Worst Litigation Environments for Businesses; Delaware at Top Spot... Read More

  10. In The News Today - July 6, 2015

    July 06, 2015 | News and Blog

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV is expected to face penalties from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for alleged recall "lapses." (Wall Street Journal)... Read More