Tag: U.S. Chamber of Commerce

International Comparisons of Litigation Costs: Europe, Japan, the United States and Canada

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Institute for Legal Reform has come out with a study that compares litigation costs in the United States, Canada, Japan, and Europe. Not surprisingly, the U.S. have the highest litigation costs, measured as a percentage of GDP. Perhaps less expected: Within Europe, Germany has amongst the hightest growth rates of liability costs.  Read More