Environmental Suits Vex US Firms: Survey

Law360, New York (October 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Although overall case filings may have dropped this year, U.S. companies are still facing plenty of litigation stemming from environmental and toxic tort matters, which ranked among the top 10 most common pending lawsuits, according to a recent survey to be released on Tuesday.

When Fulbright & Jaworski LLP asked nearly 360 in-house counsel in the United States and the United Kingdom to identify the most numerous types of litigation matters that were pending against their company in the last year, nine percent of respondents pointed...
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