Oregon is ranked #25 in the 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, falling four positions since 2017. Oregon fell in six out of 10 key element categories, with the greatest drop in the Having and Enforcing Meaningful Venue Requirements category, but it rose by 25 positions in the category of Judges’ Competence.


Oregon at a Glance

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  1. In The News Today - March 5, 2015

    March 05, 2015 | News and Blog

    Oregon Governor Kate Brown on Wednesday signed her first-ever bill in her short tenure as governor - a "controversial" bill (House Bill 2700) that redirects "unclaimed class action damage awards to the state's legal fund." (The Oregonian)... Read More

  2. Patent Troll, Litigious Gambler Headline Two New Videos Released at FacesofLawsuitAbuse.org

    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 FacesofLawsuitAbuse.org.... Read More

  3. In The News Today - July 1, 2014

    July 01, 2014 | News and Blog

    When Oregon home builder Justin Wood was targeted by a patent troll seeking to cash in on a common construction technique that has been "used for decades" - Wood decided to fight back.... Read More

  4. 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