Health Care Industry Sees Rise In Litigation: Survey

Law360, New York (October 12, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Following the trend of an overall increase in litigation around the world, health care companies experienced a surge in lawsuits this year, especially over regulatory issues, according to a new study by Fulbright & Jaworski LLP.

Fulbright & Jaworski asked 422 corporate counsel worldwide about their top litigation concerns in its third annual survey. The survey spanned multiple topics, from the most prevalent types of lawsuits businesses face to new legal burdens that affect budgets.

The survey found that the health care industry, composed of pharmaceutical...
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