New York’s fall in the rankings is in no way a reflection of positive change in the Empire State, but
Cook County has become ground zero for “no-injury” lawsuits, mainly arising out of the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA).
A new #1 Judicial Hellhole® burst onto the scene in 2022. The litigation climate in Georgia has deteriorated for years
Louisiana has made strides over the past few years, but there is still work to be done if it wants
Leadership in the Keystone State continues to turn a blind eye to the abuses occurring in the state’s civil justice
A newcomer to the Judicial Hellholes® list in 2020, South Carolina’s asbestos litigation has quickly developed a reputation for bias
After reclaiming its spot atop the Judicial Hellholes® list in 2021, California’s fall to number three can only be attributed
While the judges in St. Louis continued to ignore both state law and U.S. Supreme Court precedent and allowed junk
The 2022-2023 Judicial Hellholes® report shines its brightest spotlight on eight jurisdictions that have earned reputations as Judicial Hellholes®. Some are known for allowing innovative lawsuits to proceed or for welcoming litigation tourism, and in all of them state leadership seems eager to expand civil liability at every given opportunity.