Pennsylvania is ranked #38 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States. Philadelphia was found to be one of the cities or counties with the least fair and reasonable litigation environments in the country.


Pennsylvania at a Glance

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  1. Texas Lawmakers Move Against American Law Institute's Controversial Restatement

    March 19, 2019 | News

    Texas lawmakers have filed legislation to discourage the state's judges from using the American Law Institute's Restatement of the Law of Liability Insurance, the Pennsylvania Record reports.... Read More

  2. In the News Today - December 3, 2018

    December 03, 2018 | News

    Tech Lawyers Expect Data Privacy Legislation Next Year; Pennsylvania Lawyer Sanctioned for "Frivolous" Insurance Appeal... Read More

  3. Lawsuit Filed in Philadelphia Lacks a Pennsylvania Connection

    September 04, 2018 | News

    A lawsuit currently pending before the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas was filed on behalf of 41 sugarcane plantation workers from the Dominican Republic, Legal Newsline reports in Forbes.... Read More

  4. In the News Today - August 31, 2018

    August 31, 2018 | News

    FDA: Coffee Does Not Need California Warning Label; Bayer, Janssen Get Third Win in Xarelto-related Litigation... Read More

  5. In the News Today - July 27, 2018

    July 27, 2018 | News

    "Justice for Opioid Communities Means Massive Payday for Their Lawyers;" Only 16% of Plaintiffs In Philadelphia Pharma Lawsuits are From Pennsylvania... Read More

  6. In the News Today - July 23, 2018

    July 23, 2018 | News

    Pennsylvania Bill Would Return Asbestos Injury Claims to the State's Workers' Compensation System; 20 Years of ILR Accomplishments: Lending a Helping Hand to a Local Business... Read More

  7. In the News Today - June 13, 2018

    June 13, 2018 | News

    Unbeaten At Trial, Bayer and Janssen Say Cycle Of Xarelto Lawsuits 'Needs To Be Stopped'; Florida Contractor Arrested for Involvement in $140K Assignment of Benefits Scheme... Read More

  8. "Don't Bring Lawyers into the Fight Against The Opioid Epidemic"

    May 16, 2018 | News

    In an op-ed, the president and CEO of the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry said there are "many constructive actions state and local governments can take to address" the opioid crisis, but hiring "contingency-fee lawyers who stand to collect at least 25 percent of whatever they win in court isn't one of them."... Read More

  9. Pa. City Sues on Behalf of All U.S. "Political Subdivisions, Municipalities, Cities, Townships and Counties"

    March 23, 2018 | News

    A single Pennsylvania city filed a class action lawsuit in Oregon that appears to represent every livable area in the United States, Law360 reports.... Read More

  10. In the News Today - March 22, 2018

    March 22, 2018 | News

    Third Circuit Rules Litigation Funder Entitled to Share of Settlement... Read More