Litigation Declines For First Time In Years: Survey

Law360, New York (October 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- U.S. companies reported a noticeable drop in the number of lawsuits filed against them over the past year, though they continue to face large quantities of expensive cases across multiple practice areas, according to a new study by Fulbright & Jaworski LLP.

As part of its fourth annual Litigation Trends survey, Fulbright & Jaworski interviewed in-house counsel at 253 major U.S. corporations and 50 U.K. corporations. Overall, the firm found that the number of case filings had dipped back down to 2005 levels, the first time...
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