Louisiana is ranked #49 in the 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, rising one spot from #50 in 2017. It improved in the key element category of Juries’ Fairness by four places. New Orleans or Orleans Parish, Louisiana made the list of the Cities or Counties with the Least Fair and Reasonable Litigation Environment.


Louisiana at a Glance

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  1. In the News Today - August 11, 2020

    August 11, 2020 | News

    ILR's video series tells stories of Louisianans impacted by the state's extensive lawsuit climate... Read More

  2. In the News Today - July 20, 2020

    July 20, 2020 | News

    Video Series Shines A Spotlight On Louisiana's Out-Of-Control Lawsuit System... Read More

  3. In the News Today - July 6, 2020

    July 06, 2020 | News

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  4. ICYMI: New Video Series Shines a Spotlight On Louisiana's Out-of-Control Lawsuit System

    June 26, 2020 | News

    ILR's Faces of Lawsuit Abuse campaign recently released Louisiana: The Lawsuit Paradise.... Read More

  5. Opinion: Louisiana Needs Legal Reform

    June 24, 2020 | News

    Businesses across Louisiana live in constant fear of lawsuits and those fears have only grown as a result of the COVID pandemic. Gifford Briggs, President of the Louisiana Oil & Gas Association, wrote a recent op-ed that highlights how the fear of COVID lawsuits is just the tip of the iceberg.... Read More

  6. New Video Series Shines a Spotlight On Louisiana's Out-of-Control Lawsuit System

    June 16, 2020 | Blogs

    We've known for a long time that Louisiana is home to one of the worst-rated lawsuit systems in the country. The state's historically low rankings in ILR's Lawsuit Climate Survey reflect that. But now, Louisianans are telling this story in their own words.... Read More

  7. In the News Today - June 16, 2020

    June 16, 2020 | News

    Coming Soon: Louisiana: The Lawsuit Paradise Series... Read More

  8. In the News Today - June 9, 2020

    June 09, 2020 | News

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  9. In the News Today - May 11, 2020

    May 11, 2020 | News

    Protection against a lawsuit boom vital to economic recovery... Read More

  10. In the News Today -March 10, 2020

    March 10, 2020 | News

    Louisiana State Legislature Set to Work on Tort Reform... Read More