Legal System Summary
Iowa has a top performing lawsuit system. Business litigators surveyed in 2015 ranked Iowa 4th in the nation at producing fair and reasonable justice. Iowa’s lawsuit laws are largely reasonable with a few areas in need of improvement.
Potential Employment Increase
Range: 0.29 - 0.8%
NERA Economic Consulting completed a study quantifying the economic impact of passing a bevy of lawsuit reforms. According to the report, passage of a complete package of lawsuit reforms could increase employment in Iowa between 0.29 and 0.8%.