Nevada is ranked #37 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, falling two positions from 2015. Nevada's best ranking in the key elements categories was 22nd for proportional discovery.

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  1. In The News Today - February 27, 2015

    February 27, 2015 | News and Blog

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is seeking support for a proposal to offer rewards and protections for "whistle-blowers" who provide information about securities fraud if it generates penalties and fines exceeding $1 million.... Read More

  2. In The News Today - February 12, 2015

    February 12, 2015 | News and Blog

    "As a full body of the House, we continue to work on the tort reform issues to end the lawsuit abuse possibilities that hinder jobs from coming to our State," writes West Virginia Delegate Michael Moffatt in an op-ed providing a state legislative update.... Read More

  3. Patent Troll, Litigious Gambler Headline Two New Videos Released at

    July 18, 2014 | News and Blog

    A homebuilder who has become the target of a patent troll, and a gambler who is suing a Las Vegas casino after losing big while "blackout" drunk are the subjects of two new videos released at Read More

  4. Lender Settles Nevada AG's Suit

    February 18, 2014 | News and Blog

    Lender Processing Services has agreed to pay $6 million to settle a lawsuit by the Nevada Attorney General that accuses it of "robosigning" mortgage documents.... Read More

  5. Judge Sanctions Nevada AG

    February 04, 2014 | News and Blog

    A Nevada judge has taken the unusual step of sanctioning the state attorney general in her case against Lender Processing Services Inc. and ordered the state to pay legal and discovery costs for the defendant.... Read More

  6. The 2012 State Liability Systems Ranking Study

    September 10, 2012 | Research

    The 2012 State Liability Systems Ranking Study was conducted for the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform to explore how fair and reasonable the states' tort liability systems are perceived to be by U.S. businesses. Participants in the survey were comprised of a national sample of 1,125 in-house general counsel, senior litigators or attorneys, and other senior executives who indicated that they are knowledgeable about litigation matters at companies with at least $100 million in annual revenues. The 2012 ranking builds on previous years' work, where in each survey year all 50 states are ranked by those familiar with the litigation environment in that state. Prior to these rankings, information regarding the attitudes of the business world toward the legal systems in each of the states had been largely anecdotal. The State Liability Systems Ranking Study aims to quantify how corporate attorneys view the state systems.... Read More