Legal System Summary
Alabama’s lawsuit system has historically performed very low. Business litigators surveyed in 2015 ranked Alabama 46 in the nation at producing fair and reasonable justice. Alabama is in need of particular improvements in how the law deals with liability sharing and product liability.
Potential Employment Increase
Range: 0.98 - 2.66%
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 Alabama between 0.98 and 2.66%.