Legal System Summary
New Mexico’s lawsuit system has historically performed very poorly. Business litigators surveyed in 2015 ranked New Mexico 45th in the nation at producing fair and reasonable justice. New Mexico is in need of significant comprehensive lawsuit reform.
Potential Employment Increase
Range: 0.73 - 1.98%
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 Nex Mexico between 0.73 and 1.98%.