Idaho is #3 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, rising three spots from 2015. It held the rank of #6 in the 2012 and 2015 Survey. In the 2017 Survey, Idaho ranked in the top five in seven of the ten key elements.

Idaho at a Glance

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$108 Potential Tort Cost
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States' Legal Reform Efforts in 2018 - Off and Running

February 12, 2018 | News and Blog

In the early weeks of 2018, certain states are already pushing forward and making meaningful strides on legal reform. Read More »

In the News Today - July 13, 2017

July 13, 2017 | News and Blog

Yesterday, a Senate vote unanimously confirmed Idaho state Judge David C. Nye's nomination to a district court seat. Nye's confirmation fills a district court vacancy that has remained open for two years, and represents Trump's third filled seat on the judiciary after the confirmation of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch and Sixth Circuit Judge Amul Thapar earlier this year. 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 »

The 2012 State Liability Systems Ranking Study

September 10, 2012 | Research

The 2012 State Liability Systems Ranking Study was conducted for the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform to explore how fair and reasonable the states' tort liability systems are perceived to be by U.S. businesses. Participants in the survey were comprised of a national sample of 1,125 in-house general counsel, senior litigators or attorneys, and other senior executives who indicated that they are knowledgeable about litigation matters at companies with at least $100 million in annual revenues. The 2012 ranking builds on previous years' work, where in each survey year all 50 states are ranked by those familiar with the litigation environment in that state. Prior to these rankings, information regarding the attitudes of the business world toward the legal systems in each of the states had been largely anecdotal. The State Liability Systems Ranking Study aims to quantify how corporate attorneys view the state systems. Read More »

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