COVID-19 Accelerating Growth Of Class Action Cases

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July 09, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic and associated economic fallout have led to more than 500 class action lawsuits, according to the Carlton Fields Class Action Survey

According to a report in Law 360, researchers found that the number of class action lawsuits continued to grow even before the pandemic, but that COVID-19 brought on a sharp increase in new filings. The survey was compiled based on interviews with chief legal officers, general counsel and direct reports to general counsel at 400 large companies across industries.

07/09/2020