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 - May 11, 2020

    May 11, 2020 | News

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

  2. In the News Today -March 10, 2020

    March 10, 2020 | News

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

  3. In the News Today - November 11, 2019

    November 12, 2019 | News

    "Louisiana: The Trial-Lawyer State"... Read More

  4. Louisiana's Coast Needs Solutions, Not Shakedowns

    October 25, 2019 | News

    According to Gifford Briggs, President of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association, the first proposed settlement in coastal erosion lawsuits brought by Louisiana localities and the state against hundreds of energy producers is deeply flawed. ... Read More

  5. In the News Today - October 15, 2019

    October 15, 2019 | News

    "Courtrooms Don't Create a Jackpot For Our Coast or Community"... Read More

  6. "Louisiana Stays Mired In The Litigation Swamp"

    October 02, 2019 | News

    ILR COO Harold Kim and Louisiana Association of Business and Industry President and CEO Stephen Waguespack wrote in The Hayride that Louisiana is "rapidly developing a reputation as a paradise for trial lawyers."... Read More

  7. Trial Lawyers "Driving A Culture of Litigation" In Louisiana

    September 19, 2019 | News

    U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) Chief Operating Officer Harold Kim told WWL Radio that trial lawyers are "driving a culture of litigation" in Louisiana, which led to the state's new Lawsuit Climate Survey ranking of 49.... Read More

  8. Louisiana Lawsuit Climate Ranked Nation's 2nd Worst

    September 18, 2019 | Press Release

    New Orleans/Orleans Parish One of the Nation's Worst Jurisdictions... Read More

  9. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey Ranking the States Videos

    September 17, 2019 | Video | Watch

  10. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Press Video

    September 17, 2019 | Video | Watch