Dec 13, 2012
California Replaces Reforming Philly atop "Judicial Hellholes" List
California was named the #1 “judicial hellhole” in America by the American Tort Reform Foundation in its 11th annual Judicial Hellholes report. California has been included in the report every year in some form since it was first issued in 2002, but this was the first time California has been ranked #1.
The 2012-13 report focuses on how California attracts class action and asbestos lawsuits, allows for exploitative disabled access lawsuits and fraudulent slip-and-fall cases, decimates the court system through budget cuts, all while the plaintiffs’ bar relentlessly tries to overturn the state’s reasonable limitations on damages in medical cases.
Read the full report here.