Oklahoma is ranked #31 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, improving two spots from 2015. The state had positive movement in three of ten key element categories: having and enforcing meaningful venue requirements, judges' impartiality, and juries' fairness.

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  1. U.S. Chamber Applauds Gov. Fallin for Signing Law Aimed to Curb Litigation Abuses

    May 07, 2013 | Press Release

    Lisa A. Rickard, president of the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, made the following statement today applauding Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin for signing into law Senate Bill 404... Read More

  2. U.S. Chamber Film Spotlights How Lawsuits Closed a Manufacturing Icon

    December 27, 2012 | Press Release

    The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) today announced the release of a first-of-its-kind short film spotlighting the last week in business for portable gas can manufacturer Blitz USA before frivolous lawsuits forced it to close. The short film, viewable at FacesOfLawsuitAbuse.org, marks the campaign's most aggressive effort to date in chronicling the toll lawsuit abuse takes on American small businesses and jobs.... Read More

  3. 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