Legal System Summary
Pennsylvania’s lawsuit system has consistently underperformed. Business litigators surveyed in 2015 ranked Pennsylvania 37th in the nation at producing fair and reasonable justice. It’s relevant laws are in need of significant reform.
Potential Employment Increase
Range: 0.57 - 1.53%
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 Pennsylvania between 0.57 and 1.53%.