Legal System Summary
Oregon’s lawsuit system performs in the bottom half of state legal systems. Business litigators surveyed in 2015 ranked Oregon 32nd in the nation at producing fair and reasonable justice. Oregon is in need of significant improvements to their laws dealing with civil litigation.
Potential Employment Increase
Range: 0.44 - 1.18%
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 Oregon between 0.44 and 1.18%.