Georgia

09/12/2017

Georgia is ranked #40 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, dropping nine spots from 2015. Georgia’s worst score in the key element categories was 43rd in the quality of appellate review.

Georgia at a Glance


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  1. Survey: Georgia's Lawsuit Climate Ranking Hits All-Time Low

    September 18, 2017 | Press Release

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - In its worst showing ever, Georgia's lawsuit climate ranked number 40 out of 50 in a new national survey recently released by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR). Just five years ago, Georgia ranked number 24 in the same survey.... Read More

  2. Woman walks into a ladder while 'engrossed' in her cellphone; jury awards her $161,000

    April 14, 2016 | News and Blog

    They say that walking under a ladder will bring a person bad luck. Apparently, walking into that same ladder while texting will bring you a pot of gold ... or, $161,000, to be exact.... Read More

  3. In the News Today - November 3, 2015

    November 03, 2015 | News and Blog

    Calling the New York Times' recent anti-arbitration series "blatantly one-sided", ILR's Bryan Quigley said U.S. Sen. Al Franken's bill to curb arbitration "will help personal injury lawyers make money on class-action suits, but those suits will not benefit consumers because most consumers have such small claims." (Minneapolis Star-Tribune)... Read More

  4. NEW REPORT: Lawyer Spending on TV Ads Growing Six Times Faster than All Others

    October 28, 2015 | News and Blog

    At yesterday's 16th Annual Legal Reform Summit, ILR released a new study which found that lawyer spending on television advertising is growing faster than all others, and online legal key word advertising is among the most expensive in America.... Read More

  5. ILR's Lawsuit Climate Survey Garners Wide National Media Coverage

    September 11, 2015 | News and Blog

    Yesterday, ILR and Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner sent a strong message through the news media about the need to improve the civil liability climate in Illinois and throughout the country. Our press conference to launch the 2015 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States was a great success and well attended by both national and local media.... Read More

  6. Georgia's Lawsuit Climate Worsening According to New National Survey

    September 10, 2015 | Press Release

    75 Percent of Business Leaders Surveyed Say Lawsuit Climate a 'Significant Factor' in Determining Where to Expand, Grow... Read More

  7. 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

  8. In the News Today - March 31, 2015

    March 31, 2015 | News and Blog

    Law Times reports on the joint ILR-Canada Chamber report, released last week, which shows "'a tide' of class action lawsuits is a major concern for Canadian business." (LawTimes)... Read More

  9. In the News Today - March 26, 2015

    March 26, 2015 | News and Blog

    As U.S. banks prepare their first quarter reports, many are concerned that sharing information about their coffers for potential legal settlements with the government will "paint a target" on their backs, causing regulators to aim for larger settlements than they would otherwise. (Global Legal Post)... Read More

  10. In The News Today - March 3, 2015

    March 03, 2015 | News and Blog

    After agreeing to a $2.6 billion settlement with the federal government just last week, Morgan Stanley says it now expects to be sued by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman over subprime mortgage bonds. (Boston Herald)... Read More