Georgia is ranked #41 in the 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, its lowest rank in the survey’s history and down a spot from 2017. It fell in four key element categories, but improved by 11 spots in the Quality of Appellate Review.


Georgia at a Glance

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  1. In the News Today - March 4, 2020

    March 04, 2020 | News

    The Georgia General Assembly has renewed a push for tort reform. ... Read More

  2. Georgia Legislative Panel Mulls Action Amid State's Huge Verdicts

    October 07, 2019 | News

    A panel created by the Georgia legislature is studying the state's legal system "and its impact on the cost of doing business" amid a run of multi-million dollar verdicts, according to the Daily Report.... Read More

  3. Georgia's Lawsuit Climate Ranked Among Nation's Ten Worst

    September 18, 2019 | Press Release

    The Peach State Slips into the Bottom 10 Worst States; Hits All-Time Low... Read More

  4. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey Ranking the States Videos

    September 17, 2019 | Video | Watch

  5. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Press Video

    September 17, 2019 | Video | Watch

  6. 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States

    September 17, 2019 | Research

    The 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States was conducted for the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform by The Harris Poll to explore how fair and reasonable state liability systems are perceived to be by U.S. businesses... Read More

  7. 101 Ways to Improve State Legal Systems: A User's Guide to Promoting Fair and Effective Civil Justice - Sixth Edition 2019

    September 17, 2019 | Research

    A user's guide to state legal reforms, providing policymakers with an array of options available to foster a sound legal system and promote states' economies. This resource also offers a compilation of recently-enacted legal reforms to show how legislators can move the proposals described in the guide from theory into practice.... Read More

  8. In the News Today - August 19, 2019

    August 19, 2019 | News

    Florida, Georgia, and Missouri Headline Law360's Key Legal Reform States... Read More

  9. Legal Reform Opportunities Coming This Fall

    August 16, 2019 | News

    Legal reform advocates in Florida, Georgia, and Missouri are "bullish" on their chances to achieve significant progress this fall and in 2020, reports Law360.... Read More

  10. Georgia High Court Ruling Curbs 'Gotcha' Bad Faith Cases

    March 14, 2019 | News

    Earlier this week, Georgia's Supreme Court ruled that an insurer can't be sued for failing to settle a claim against its policyholder within policy limits unless the insurer received a valid settlement offer, Law360 reports.... Read More