Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania is #39 in the 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, falling by one spot from #38 in 2017. It realized decreases in five out of 10 key element categories, but rose by 11 positions in Quality of Appellate Review. Philadelphia made the list of the Cities or Counties with the Least Fair and Reasonable Litigation Environment.

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Pennsylvania at a Glance


All Results for Pennsylvania

  1. In the News Today - October 25, 2019

    October 25, 2019 | News

    Shapiro: ‘Legal action' coming for companies tied to PFAS drinking water contamination... Read More

  2. In the News Today - October 9, 2019

    October 09, 2019 | News

    Philadelphia Jury Returns $8 Billion Verdict in Risperdal Case... Read More

  3. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey Ranking the States Videos

    September 17, 2019 | Video | Watch

  4. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Press Video

    September 17, 2019 | Video | Watch

  5. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States

    September 17, 2019 | Research

    The 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States was conducted for the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform by The Harris Poll to explore how fair and reasonable state liability systems are perceived to be by U.S. businesses... Read More

  6. 101 Ways to Improve State Legal Systems: A User's Guide to Promoting Fair and Effective Civil Justice - Sixth Edition 2019

    September 17, 2019 | Research

    A user's guide to state legal reforms, providing policymakers with an array of options available to foster a sound legal system and promote states' economies. This resource also offers a compilation of recently-enacted legal reforms to show how legislators can move the proposals described in the guide from theory into practice.... Read More

  7. Texas Lawmakers Move Against American Law Institute's Controversial Restatement

    March 19, 2019 | News

    Texas lawmakers have filed legislation to discourage the state's judges from using the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance, the Pennsylvania Record reports.... Read More

  8. In the News Today - December 3, 2018

    December 03, 2018 | News

    Tech Lawyers Expect Data Privacy Legislation Next Year; Pennsylvania Lawyer Sanctioned for "Frivolous" Insurance Appeal... Read More

  9. Lawsuit Filed in Philadelphia Lacks a Pennsylvania Connection

    September 04, 2018 | News

    A lawsuit currently pending before the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas was filed on behalf of 41 sugarcane plantation workers from the Dominican Republic, Legal Newsline reports in Forbes.... Read More

  10. In the News Today - August 31, 2018

    August 31, 2018 | News

    FDA: Coffee Does Not Need California Warning Label; Bayer, Janssen Get Third Win in Xarelto-related Litigation... Read More