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 - July 6, 2020

    July 06, 2020 | News

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  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. In the News Today - June 16, 2020

    June 16, 2020 | News

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

  6. In the News Today - June 9, 2020

    June 09, 2020 | News

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  7. In the News Today - May 11, 2020

    May 11, 2020 | News

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

  8. In the News Today -March 10, 2020

    March 10, 2020 | News

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

  9. In the News Today - November 11, 2019

    November 12, 2019 | News

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

  10. 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