lawsuits: Law suit settlements

Description Usage Format Details Source References Examples

Description

A simulated dataset on the settlement amount of 250 lawsuits based on values reported by Class Action Reports.

Usage

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Format

The format is: num [1:250] 16763 10489 17693 14268 442 ...

Details

Class Action Reports completed an extensive survey of attorney fee awards from 1,120 common fund class actions (Volume 24, No. 2, March/April 2003). The full data set is available for a fee. This data is simulated from the values published in an excerpt.

Source

Original data from http://www.classactionreports.com/classactionreports/attorneyfee.htm

References

See also "Study Disputes View of Costly Surge in Class-Action Suits" by Jonathan D. Glater in the January 14, 2004 New York Times which cites a Jan. 2004 paper in the Journal of Empirical Legal Studies by Eisenberg and Miller.

Examples

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Example output

Loading required package: MASS
Loading required package: HistData
Loading required package: Hmisc
Loading required package: lattice
Loading required package: survival
Loading required package: Formula
Loading required package: ggplot2

Attaching package: 'Hmisc'

The following objects are masked from 'package:base':

    format.pval, round.POSIXt, trunc.POSIXt, units


Attaching package: 'UsingR'

The following object is masked from 'package:survival':

    cancer

[1] 34435.12
[1] 6038.5

UsingR documentation built on May 29, 2017, 11:59 a.m.

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