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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Actions and defenses -- United States.,
  • Parties to actions -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementTheodore Eisenberg, Henry S. Farber.
SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper 5649, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 5649.
ContributionsFarber, Henry S., National Bureau of Economic Research.
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22412452M

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Get this from a library! The Litigious Plaintiff Hypothesis: Case Selection and Resolution. [Theodore Eisenberg; Henry S Farber] -- A central feature of the litigation process that affects case outcomes is the selection of cases for litigation. In this study, we present a theoretical framework for understanding the operation of. The process through which cases are selected for litigation cannot be ignored because it yields a set of lawsuits and plaintiffs that is far from a random selection either of potential claims or of potential claimants. We present a theoretical framework for understanding the operation of this suit-selection process and its relationship to the underlying distribution of potential claims and Cited by: The Litigious Plaintiff Hypothesis: Case Selection and Resolution Theodore Eisenberg, Henry S. Farber NBER Working Paper No. Issued in July NBER Program(s):Law and Economics, Labor Studies A central feature of the litigation process that affects case outcomes is the selection of cases for litigation. The Litigious Plaintiff Hypothesis: Case Selection and Resolution Theodore Eisenberg and Henry S. Farber 1. Introduction A rich literature covers many aspects of suit, settlement, and trial almost none of the literature investigates the influence of the process of civil cases. 1 Yet.

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