For those in the know, this news will come as no surprise.
Delawares legal system has been ranked No. 1 in the nation for the fifth consecutive year, according to an annual survey released by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
The study is a benchmark by which companies, policymakers and the media assess the fairness of legal systems in the 50 states. The more than 1,400 attorneys who participated in the poll were asked to judge a number of factors, including overall treatment of tort and contract litigation, treatment of class action suits and mass consolidation suits, judges impartiality and competence and juries predictability and fairness.
Governor Ruth Ann Minner may have said it best-
Delawares courts have a reputation of fairness and efficiency, which in turn enhances the fact that Delaware is an ideal location for doing business.
Score one more for Delaware.
- Ten Secrets of Successful Leaders – Current Business Trends Forum
- Delaware Business Ledger – April 2006 edition