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June 21, 2010

Foreign Tort Cases Increasingly Borrowing Pages from a Common Trial Lawyer ‘Playbook’

Think Globally, Sue LocallyA new study documents how plaintiffs’ attorneys and advocates are working with foreign plaintiffs and employing a common set of aggressive, out-of-court tactics that approach, straddle and sometimes cross ethical lines to gain litigation advantages against transnational companies. The first-of-its-kind study, released by the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform (ILR), also shows a dramatic increase in the number of global tort claims or transnational tort cases filed in the U.S. against American companies for alleged injuries that occur abroad.

Download the Study: Think Globally, Sue Locally (PDF)

Read More: A Common Trial Lawyer ‘Playbook’

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