This is the 7th year that Fulbright & Jaworski has surveyed senior corporate counsel regarding litigation. I'm focusing on the responses that affect businesses - and selecting those answers. The results are illuminating!
In which area is there the most litigation pending in the U.S.?
Labor & Employment: 49%
Personal Injury: 27%
(participants could pick more than one type)
In which area has there been the greatest increase in multi-plaintiff cases whether they be class, collective action, or significant multiple plaintiff action?
Wage & Hour: 46%
Labor Union: 13%
[What types of cases] will see the greatest increase in 2011?
Wage & Hour:35%
Labor Union: 17%