Louisiana

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.

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Louisiana at a Glance


All Results for Louisiana

  1. In the News Today - February 10, 2014

    February 10, 2014 | News and Blog

    Tennessee lawmakers can protect consumers by passing lawsuit lending regulations that are pending in both houses, writes Thurbert Baker in the Tennessean.... Read More

  2. In the News Today - February 3, 2014

    February 03, 2014 | News and Blog

    The Louisiana Supreme Court overturned a $258 million verdict against Janssen Pharmaceutical.... Read More

  3. In the News Today - January 30, 2014

    January 30, 2014 | News and Blog

    The Louisiana Supreme Court has overturned a nearly $258 million verdict in state Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's lawsuit brought under the state's version of the federal False Claims Act over the prescription drug Risperdal.... Read More

  4. In the News Today - January 15, 2014

    January 15, 2014 | News and Blog

    A new report from the Institute for Legal Reform says that rules designed to bring fairness to courts in West Virginia have largely been ignored.... Read More

  5. In the News Today - January 10, 2014

    January 10, 2014 | News and Blog

    A California judge has approved a $1.15 billion public nuisance award against three paint companies.... Read More

  6. In the News Today - December 17, 2013

    December 17, 2013 | News and Blog

    Successor liability issues are becoming a bigger concern during M&A deals, due in part to more aggressive FCPA enforcement.... Read More

  7. In the News Today - December 11, 2013

    December 11, 2013 | News and Blog

    Lawsuits against Louisiana's oil and gas producers are taking money out of the state's economy - and away from working families.... Read More

  8. In the News Today - December 3, 2013

    December 03, 2013 | News and Blog

    A federal court ruled that the judge in the gulf oil spill settlement must address whether claimants actually suffered damages directly related to the spill.... Read More

  9. Objectors Call for Trial Lawyers Sanctions

    November 22, 2013 | News and Blog

    Objectors to a $9.6 billion settlement say that plaintiffs' lawyers in the case should be sanctioned for improperly raising issues just days before oral arguments.... Read More

  10. In the News Today - November 19, 2013

    November 19, 2013 | News and Blog

    A new report looks at plaintiffs who opt-out of securities class action settlements in order to pursue their own cases, which could take on added significance with the Supreme Court's decision to review the fraud on the market theory.... Read More