Delaware ranked as the state having the most fair and reasonable legal system for corporations, while Illinois ranked the worst in a recent survey. It was closely followed by Louisiana, California, Mississippi and Florida as unfriendly legal climates.

The U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform released its “2019 Lawsuit Climate Survey: Ranking the States” on Tuesday evening. A record 89% of survey participants said a state’s lawsuit environment is likely to impact their companies’ decisions about where to locate or do business.

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