Legal System Summary
Kansas has historically had a top lawsuit system, but they’ve lost a lot of ground in recent years. Business litigators surveyed in 2015 ranked Kansas 19th in the nation at producing fair and reasonable justice. While some of Kansas’ statutes are well crafted, there are a few areas in need of reform.
Potential Employment Increase
Range: 0.54 - 1.57%
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 Kansas between 0.54 and 1.57%.