Wisconsin Receives National Recognition for Tort Reform Legislation

Wisconsin has received national attention after passing Act 235, which contains a number of important civil litigation reforms, including discovery and class action rules. Act 235 is a significant victory for Wisconsin businesses and will reduce the cost of litigation. Click here to read a summary of Act 235.

Below are news articles from around the country applauding Wisconsin’s groundbreaking changes to litigation funding transparency and other civil litigation reforms:

U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform: Wisconsin Enacts Groundbreaking Litigation Funding Transparency Law

Small Business Applauds Legal Reforms Signed By Wisconsin Governor

Federalist Society: Wisconsin Gov. Walker Signs Into Law New Civil Justice Reforms

Federalist Society: Who Is Paying for That Lawsuit? – Wisconsin a leader in third-party litigation financing disclosure.

National Law Journal: Litigation Funding Deals Must Be Disclosed Under Groundbreaking Wisconsin Law

D&O Diary: Wisconsin Becomes First State to Mandate Disclosure of Litigation Funding Arrangements

Institute for Legal Reform: La Croix: It’s Time to Talk About Third Party Litigation Funding – Wisconsin became first state to pass disclosure law.

Institute for Legal Reform’s President Lisa Rickard: Hope “Other States Will Follow” Wisconsin’s Lead on Third Party Litigation Financing

Institute for Legal Reform: Wisconsin Governor Signs First-in-the-Nation Third Party Litigation Financing Transparency Bill

Pa. Small Business Advocate Sees Hurdle to Legal Reform that Targets Litigation Funders (discussing Wisconsin’s newly enacted law)

Institute for Legal Reform: Legal Experts: TPFL Transparency Likely to Catch On – Legal and business experts say more states will follow Wisconsin’s lead.