Legal System Summary
Louisiana has the second worst lawsuit system in the country. Business litigators surveyed in 2015 ranked Louisiana 49 in the nation at producing fair and reasonable justice. Louisiana has consistently ranked very low because of the many ways the courts have expanded liability and allowed for excessive litigation.
Potential Employment Increase
Range: 1.03 - 2.79%
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 Louisiana between 1.03 and 2.79%.