Nation’s Worst ‘Judicial Hellholes’ Expand Liability, Allow Frivolous Lawsuits

California tops 2021-2022 list; excessive litigation impacts economies coast-to-coast

California Named Worst ‘Judicial Hellhole’

Limitless liability launches state to top of list

Empire State Towers Among Worst Litigation Problems in Country

Trial lawyers file endless lawsuits while legislature gives them more opportunities to sue

Rotting Civil Justice System in Peach State Propels Ga. Supreme Court to Third Worst Judicial Hellhole

State Supreme Court’s penchant for
liability expansion a major contributing factor

Pennsylvania Courts Maintain ‘Judicial Hellholes’ Status

Problems include mass tort litigation and out-of-state lawsuits

Illinois Counties Remain Among Judicial Hellholes Ranks

Madison, St. Clair and Cook Counties reign supreme for asbestos, ‘no-injury’ lawsuits

Louisiana Loses Out, Tops ‘Judicial Hellholes’ List

Coastal lawsuits and Gov. Edwards vetoes contribute to No. 6 ranking

‘Judicial Hellhole’ Ranking Remains Due to St. Louis City Courts

Out-of-state lawsuits and court’s lax attitude toward expert evidence to blame

Plaintiff-Friendly Asbestos Judge Solidifies South Carolina on ‘Judicial Hellholes’ List

State’s asbestos docket maintains status for second consecutive year

Statement on the Passing of Former Missouri State Senator Ed Emery

We are saddened to hear of former Missouri state Senator Ed Emery’s untimely death. Senator Emery was not only a champion of tort reform, but a pillar in his community. […]

Class Action Settlements Serve Lawyers Over Class Members

Lawsuit abuse across the U.S. results in more than $160 billion in excessive tort costs

Covid Liability Protections Signed Into Law in Missouri

Financial benefit of reforming Missouri’s tort system could support an additional 20k+ jobs & $3.38B in increased economic activity

Illinois Trial Lawyers Spend $155 Million on TV Ads in Last Five Years

$7 million spent in Quarter 1 of 2021 to air nearly 61,000 local legal services TV ads in Illinois

SCOTUS Denies Cert in Missouri Talc Case

By denying cert, the Supreme Court is failing to deliver on its promise of equal justice under the law

SCOTUS Denies Review in Janssen Case

Fails to Affirm Supremacy of Federal Law

Liability Reform Bills Prioritized and Signed in Montana

Montana Governor Greg Gianforte signs key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system.

West Virginia Legislative Session Produces Batch of Legal Reform Bills Signed by Gov

Governor Jim Justice signs four key bills aimed at improving the state’s civil justice system

Louisiana Trial Lawyers Spend Big on Ads Across the State

State Senator from Shreveport-Bossier seeks to curb over-the-top, dishonest ads