Oklahoma is ranked #14 in the 2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, its highest ranking to date and up 17 spots since 2017. It improved in nine out of 10 key element categories and saw the most improvement in Juries’ Fairness, where it rose from #27 to the #1 spot. It fell by two places in the key element category of Having and Enforcing Meaningful Venue Requirements.


Oklahoma at a Glance

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  1. In the News Today -March 20, 2020

    March 20, 2020 | News

    Oklahoma Senate Votes to Put a Cap on Non-Economic Damages and TPLF Deal Raises Ethical Red Flags.... Read More

  2. In the News Today - November 22, 2019

    November 22, 2019 | News

    Oklahoma Attorney General To Appeal Opioid Judgment... Read More

  3. In the News Today - November 18, 2019

    November 18, 2019 | News

    "The Coming Storm Of Biometric Privacy Laws: How To Comply;" Oklahoma Judge Says Opioid Verdict Must Only Cover One Year, Not 30... 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 29, 2019

    August 29, 2019 | News

    Lawyer Says Oklahoma Decision Can Boost Nuisance Lawsuits... Read More

  9. Oklahoma Opioid Settlements, Judgments Raise Question: Where Does the Money Go?

    August 28, 2019 | News

    With the addition of Monday's $572 million judgment against Johnson & Johnson to Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter's earlier settlements with Purdue and Teva, the state's legal campaign against the opioid industry has accumulated nearly $1 billion. ... Read More

  10. An Oklahoma Opioid Stickup

    August 27, 2019 | News

    The Wall Street Journal editorial board took aim at yesterday's ruling by an Oklahoma judge that Johnson & Johnson must pay $572 million for what Judge Balkman called "misleading marketing" of opioids in the state, even though the company's sales make up less than one percent of Oklahoma's prescription opioid market. ... Read More