Indiana is ranked #15 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, rising three spots from 2015. In the key element category of damages, Indiana moved up six spots to #10.


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  1. The Great Myths of State False Claims Acts

    February 28, 2018 | Research

    The 2018 update to "Great Myths of State False Claims Acts" shows that the whistleblowers' bar is continuing to capitalize on state qui tam False Claims Acts (FCAs), harvesting windfall awards from states and the federal government. The paper also points out that the dubious benefits of implementing a state FCA turn into a clear financial net negative when states allow their FCAs to fall out of compliance with federal standards.... Read More

  2. U.S. Chamber Applauds Signing of Indiana Law to Curb Lawsuit Lending Abuses

    March 23, 2016 | Press Release

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  3. U.S. Chamber Applauds Indiana Bill to Curb Lawsuit Lending Abuses, Urges Governor to Sign

    March 11, 2016 | Press Release

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  4. In the News Today - March 11, 2016

    March 11, 2016 | News and Blog

    Where Did All the Federal Mortgage Settlement/Find Money Go? From a new horse barn at the New York State Fair to subsidized email accounts for Delaware police officers, the Wall Street Journal provides an analysis of where the $110 billion in mortgage-related federal settlements and fines paid by big banks has been spent.... Read More

  5. Indiana Bill Could Protect Hoosiers from Deceptive Lawsuit Loans

    March 10, 2016 | News and Blog

    Lawsuit loans are Trojan Horses. They appear at face value to be a great deal for plaintiffs – money to cover their costs during litigation that they don't have to pay back unless they win an award from the suit. But sky-high interest rates and hidden payment schedules lie beneath the surface, misleading and deceiving plaintiffs who ultimately are forced to pay back more money to the lender than they often receive from the lawsuit. A bill currently being debated by the Indiana Legislature would provide some oversight of the unchecked lawsuit lending industry and prevent this legalized looting.... Read More

  6. In the News Today - February 10, 2016

    February 10, 2016 | News and Blog

    Lawsuit Lending Regulation Bills Moving in Indiana: "Two bills once again are moving through the Statehouse that would regulate third-party financing of lawsuits. While such measures died in previous sessions, the current bills are getting a better reception because the consumer legal funding industry is learning what can happen when it does not compromise." (The Indiana Lawyer)... Read More

  7. Veterans Organization Steps Up in Support of the FACT Act

    December 16, 2015 | News and Blog

    The president of the Reserve Officers Association (ROA) of Indiana is pushing for passage of the Furthering Asbestos Claims Transparency (FACT) Act, reports American Security News.... Read More

  8. 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

  9. Kudos to Indiana House for Passing Lawsuit Lending Reform Bill

    February 06, 2015 | News and Blog

    Earlier this week, Indiana became the latest state to advance legislation to rein in the lawsuit lending industry, with the Indiana House of Representatives passing a common-sense reform bill on a vote of 68-20.... Read More

  10. In the News Today - February 6, 2014

    February 06, 2014 | News and Blog

    A judge's recent decision should be a wake-up call for the potential for fraud in asbestos litigation, ILR's Harold Kim told NPR. ... Read More