Nevada is ranked #37 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, falling two positions from 2015. Nevada's best ranking in the key elements categories was 22nd for proportional discovery.

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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. In the News Today - November 3, 2015

    November 03, 2015 | News and Blog

    Calling the New York Times' recent anti-arbitration series "blatantly one-sided", ILR's Bryan Quigley said U.S. Sen. Al Franken's bill to curb arbitration "will help personal injury lawyers make money on class-action suits, but those suits will not benefit consumers because most consumers have such small claims." (Minneapolis Star-Tribune)... Read More

  3. In the News Today - October 2, 2015

    October 02, 2015 | News and Blog

    Metropolitan Corporate Counsel spotlights ILR's 2015 Lawsuit Climate Rankings, giving credit to those states which have passed legal reforms, and highlights ILR's "States Center" parody ad that promotes the rankings. (Metropolitan Corporate Counsel)... Read More

  4. 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

  5. In the News Today - May 15, 2015

    May 15, 2015 | News and Blog

    ILR President Lisa A. Rickard commends the House Judiciary Committee for its approval or H.R. 526, the Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act (FACT Act). The measure prevents asbestos claims double-dipping by requiring bankruptcy trusts to disclose claims requests. (Law360)... Read More

  6. U.S. Chamber Applauds Nevada Legislature for Passing AG Sunshine Bill, Urges Governor to Sign

    May 08, 2015 | Press Release

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  7. In the News Today - March 24, 2015

    March 24, 2015 | News and Blog

    ILR President Lisa Rickard strongly urged Nevada's legislature to pass SB 244-which includes several liability reform, limits on punitive damages and premises liability reform-as well as the other legal reforms. "Doing so will help ensure that taxpayers are not fleeced by out-of-state law firms-while ensuring the Silver State remains a destination for the right kind of treasure seeker." (Institute for Legal Reform)... Read More

  8. Legal Reforms Will Keep Nevada's Treasure from Out-of-State Trial Lawyers

    March 24, 2015 | News and Blog

    For well over a century, people have come to Nevada to find wealth. From gold to silver to gambling, Nevada has always held the promise of finding life-changing treasure in "The Silver State."... Read More

  9. In The News Today - February 27, 2015

    February 27, 2015 | News and Blog

    New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is seeking support for a proposal to offer rewards and protections for "whistle-blowers" who provide information about securities fraud if it generates penalties and fines exceeding $1 million.... Read More

  10. In The News Today - February 12, 2015

    February 12, 2015 | News and Blog

    "As a full body of the House, we continue to work on the tort reform issues to end the lawsuit abuse possibilities that hinder jobs from coming to our State," writes West Virginia Delegate Michael Moffatt in an op-ed providing a state legislative update.... Read More