The American Tort Reform Foundation has just released its annual report on “Judicial Hellholes.”  The Report claims that in California, the legislature and courts “extend liability at almost every given opportunity,” including fostering “no-injury” litigation in the form of class action and PAGA (Private Attorneys General Act) lawsuits in the workplace. California takes the number one spot for the fourth time in the last seven years.

Excessive employment-related lawsuits and ubiquitous PAGA claims in particular continue to plague both large and small employers in California  — the Los Angeles Times published a piece on this shortly after California was crowned top “Judicial Hellhole.”

Read the full report here.