Washington is ranked #28 in the 2017 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States, rising one spot from 2015. The state ranked 40th in the key element category of overall treatment of tort and contract litigation.

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  1. Chamber Affiliate Launches Ad Campaign To Oppose Kennedy-McCain Legislation

    June 14, 2001 | Press Release

    Washington, D.C. - The United States Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, an affiliate of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, is launching a television and print media campaign to highlight the potentially devastating impact that the Kennedy-McCain Patients' Bill of Rights legislation would have on health care coverage in America.... Read More

  2. Chamber Wins Free Speech Case

    November 05, 2000 | Press Release

    WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 6, 2000 - The United States Chamber of Commerce hailed Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's ruling today that Mississippi may not prevent the Chamber from airing its educational issue ads. "Justice Scalia upheld our fundamental right to free speech," said Thomas Donohue, President and CEO of the United States Chamber of Commerce. "These ads provide crucial information to the citizens of Mississippi on the impact of judicial elections on jobs and justice and are protected under the First Amendment."... Read More

  3. McKenna: While Congress Tackles Opioid Crisis, Lawyers Seek Payday

    December 31, 1969 | News

    Former Washington State Attorney General and U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR) consultant Rob McKenna writes that "plaintiffs' lawyers have dusted off the ‘tobacco playbook' to enlist state and local officials to cash in on the opioid epidemic," in a guest ILR blog. ... Read More