Colorado is ranked #35 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, falling 19 spots from 2015. The 2017 ranking is the lowest ever received by Colorado. 

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Georgia Supreme Court Will Hear Lawsuit Lending Case

February 07, 2018 | News and Blog

The Georgia Supreme Court will hear a case that could decide whether lawsuit lending arrangements actually qualify as loans under state law and are subject to regulation. Read More »

Lawsuit Lenders To Pay $2.3 Million for "Predatory Interest Rates"

January 23, 2018 | News and Blog

Two lawsuit lending firms have been ordered by Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman to pay more than $2.3 million to settle claims alleging they charged excessive interest rates, reports Legal Newsline. Read More »

In the News Today - February 2, 2017

February 02, 2017 | News and Blog

ADA lawsuits can be "quite costly" for companies. Take for example an Art Supplies store in Florida that was sued for a toilet paper dispenser at the incorrect height, or a Colorado restaurant with urinals at the wrong height. Read More »

In the News Today - March 25, 2016

March 25, 2016 | News and Blog

Highlighting Legal Fallout from Gulf Oil Spill: Texas Monthly highlights continued "legal fallout" from the 2010 Gulf oil spill. Read More »

State Allies Series: Q&A with the Institute for Advancement of the American Legal System

March 18, 2016 | News and Blog

Colorado has it all, from skiing in Aspen to hiking in the Garden of the Gods. Here to make sure that state and federal civil justice systems also have it all is the University of Denver-based Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System (IAALS). The organization is a national, nonpartisan research center dedicated to facilitating continuous improvement and advancing excellence in the American legal system. Read More »

In the News Today - November 18, 2015

November 18, 2015 | News and Blog

Editorial Hits Sheldon Silver for 'Lying' to Editorial Board About True Nature of His Legal Work: "Actually, he had siphoned state funds out of a secret account, given that money to a doctor who treated mesothelioma patients, persuaded the doctor to refer the patients to Weitz & Luxenberg and bagged referral fees. Oh, and Silver had never met any of the clients and did no work on their cases." (New York Daily News) Read More »

Colorado Supreme Court Ruling Will Curb Lawsuit Lending Abuses

November 17, 2015 | News and Blog

The Colorado State Supreme Court issued a unanimous decision in Oasis v. Coffman holding that lawsuit lending is subject to the state's existing interest rate caps. Read More »

Survey: Companies Say State Lawsuit Climates More Important than Ever in Deciding Where to Grow

September 10, 2015 | Press Release

New Poll Shows Several Large States Like California and Illinois Rank Among the Worst Litigation Environments for Businesses; Delaware at Top Spot Read More »

In The News Today - January 5, 2015

January 05, 2015 | News and Blog

The New York Daily News calls for the ouster of Sheldon Silver as Speaker of the New York House, due to Silver's failure to disclose his work for Goldberg & Iryam, "a law firm that specializes in disputing city tax bills on behalf of building owners." Read More »

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