When we talk about complex litigation, we usually refer to the legal issues involved in joining a large number of varied claims. But the legal debates are not the only issue that makes complex litigation so complicated; sometimes it’s just the lawyers. Because class actions involve such high stakes, they often require more than just
How To Deal With Overconfident Plaintiffs’ Lawyers
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A number of legal blogs have already noted a study published last month on attorneys’ ability to predict the outcomes of their cases. Titled “Insight or Wishful: Lawyers’ Ability to Predict Case Outcomes," it found that lawyers systematically overestimate their chances of success in litigation.
The design of the study was elegant. …