The Myth About Frivolous Lawsuits

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The Wall Street Journal reports that 87% of voters agree that “there are too many lawsuits filed in America.” But what kind of lawsuits are most individuals talking about?

In most situations involving frivolous lawsuits, individuals are referring to civil cases, not criminal cases like assault, personal injury, or wrongful death. Civil cases are intended to resolve disputes between people, or between people and a corporation. However, despite the overwhelming perception that too many lawsuits are filed in America, statistics show that civil lawsuits are actually declining.

Watch the video below to learn more about the civil justice system and the myth surrounding frivolous lawsuits.