Institute for Legal Reform News

Litigation Funding Bills Crop Up in State Houses Across the Country

Lawmakers in three states and in Congress have introduced bills to impose more controls on litigation funding companies, which insurers contend are one of the factors leading to an increase in “nuclear verdicts” that have pushed up claims costs and …

Top 10 Worst States for Lawsuits: Study

West Virginia, Louisiana, Mississippi, California, Illinois, Montana, New Mexico, Alabama, Oklahoma and Florida are the top ten states with the worst legal climates in the country for businesses, according to the latest study of responses by U.S. attorneys conducted by …