Written by attorney Paula Marie Young

The Vanishing Civil Trial

A recent study shows that nearly all federal cases settle before trial. State court statistics give a similar, but yet incomplete, picture.

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This article excerpt first appeared in the St. Louis Lawyer 9A (Dec. 2005), and was reprinted in The Insurance Receiver ((Int’l Ass. of Ins. Receivers Winter 2005) and at (footnotes in original omitted here).

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