A simulated dataset on the settlement amount of 250 lawsuits based on values reported by Class Action Reports.
The format is: num [1:250] 16763 10489 17693 14268 442 ...
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.
Original data from http://www.classactionreports.com/classactionreports/attorneyfee.htm
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.
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