Legal System Summary
New Jersey has historically had a poorly performing lawsuit system. Business litigators surveyed in 2015 ranked New Jersey 38th in the nation at producing fair and reasonable justice. New Jersey is need of comprehensive lawsuit reform.
Potential Employment Increase
Range: 0.85 - 2.3%
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 New Jersey between 0.85 and 2.3%.