In 2019, Louisiana politicians passed a bill they touted as a major win for drivers in our state, a promise of lower insurance rates. Our Republican legislators duped the public into believing that our high auto insurance rates were due to the ridiculously high number of lawsuits filed against insurance companies by the overabundance of accident attorneys in our state.


In response, legislators passed a bill that would limit damage suits by people injured in car wrecks. They claimed the bill would make Louisiana’s auto insurance market more competitive and induce insurers to pass cost savings from the bill to consumers. Read more...


Updated: May 4

Costs result in significant losses to Louisiana families, businesses, and tax rolls;

More than $2 billion in savings projected with additional legal reforms


Baton Rouge, LA — Louisiana Lawsuit Abuse Watch (LLAW) today released the 2021 Impact of Tort Costs and the Potential Economic Benefits of Tort Reform, an assessment measuring the impact of excessive civil court costs on Louisiana’s economy. Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (CALA) commissioned John Dunham & Associates (JDA) to conduct analysis on these impacts and the potential economic benefits of tort reform in Louisiana. Read the press release...

ABBEVILLE, La. — The Vermilion Parish Police Jury voted unanimously Monday to request that District Attorney Donald Landry to dismiss lawsuits filed years ago by the previous DA, which sought to force oil companies to repair the damage they allegedly have done to the Louisiana coastline.

According to Wayne Touchet with VPPJ, the jury adopted a resolution to make the request to the DA.


The Vermilion Parish Police Jury announced today that they will be discussing lawsuits filed years ago, seeking to force oil companies to repair the damage they allegedly have done to the Louisiana coastline. Read more...

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