Louisiana takes over as the new #50 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States. The state scored poorly in all key element categories, and New Orleans made the list of cities or counties with the least fair and reasonable litigation environments.  

Louisiana at a Glance

Suggested Resources

  • 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States – Louisiana

  • Faces of Lawsuit Abuse – Louisiana

All Results for Louisiana

  1. In the News Today - July 8, 2019

    July 08, 2019 | News

    Louisiana Tort Laws "Encourage Claims And Litigation," Insurer Association CEO; For Funders And Plaintiffs' Lawyers, It's "Game On" In Australia... Read More

  2. Louisiana Business Leader Says Legal Reform Should Be Priority Number One

    April 22, 2019 | News

    In an op-ed, the president of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry said a legal reform bill should be the state legislature's first priority during its legislative session this year.... Read More

  3. In the News Today - April 5, 2019

    April 05, 2019 | News

    Louisiana Industry Group Warns Coastal Lawsuit Will Kill Jobs... Read More

  4. In the News Today - March 21, 2019

    March 21, 2019 | News

    Local Group Says Lawsuits May Drive Trucking Companies Out of Louisiana... Read More

  5. In the News Today - March 18, 2019

    March 18, 2019 | News

    New Landscape in Florida May Pave the Way for Legal Reforms; Federalist Society Event Looks at Louisiana Municipality Litigation... Read More

  6. ILR's Harold Kim: Businesses Don't Think They'll Get a "Fair Shake" in Louisiana Courts

    January 25, 2019 | News

    Harold Kim, the chief operating officer of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), said businesses and their attorneys fear they won't get a "fair shake" in Louisiana courts.... Read More

  7. Coastal Lawsuits Moving Louisiana In "The Wrong Direction"

    November 28, 2018 | News

    Local lawsuits filed on behalf of Louisiana parishes will "only continue to move Louisiana in the wrong direction," the executive director of Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch told the Louisiana Record. ... Read More

  8. In the News Today - September 11, 2018

    September 11, 2018 | News

    Litigation Funder Files to Go Public; "Time To Turn Up The Heat On Lawsuit Abuse In Louisiana"... Read More

  9. In the News Today - March 19, 2018

    March 19, 2018 | News

    Proposed Settlement Would Give $300K to Attorneys, $15 to Consumer; Gov. Edwards Using Coastline Legacy Litigation to Fill State Budget Gaps... Read More

  10. In the News Today - March 5, 2018

    March 05, 2018 | News

    Civil War on the Plaintiffs Side as Robbins Geller Attacks Firms Seeking Dubious Fees; The Governor and Louisiana Lawyers Plot an Energy Shakedown... Read More