N.D. Tops List In Ranking Of U.S. Tort Systems

Law360, New York (March 11, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Florida runs the highest risk of litigation and tort costs, while North Dakota is most likely to avoid these legal pitfalls, according to a research institute study that ranked the tort systems of all 50 states.

The Pacific Research Institute’s report, released on Tuesday, said on a note of caution that although North Dakota tops the list as having the best tort system in place, the state also has implemented weak tort reform rules that could leave it vulnerable to trial lawyers in the future....
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