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Product Type Title (and Summary) Date Product Number
Publication Appeals of Civil Trials Concluded in 2005 Presents information on civil trials concluded in state trial courts in 2005 with judgments or verdicts later appealed to an intermediate appellate court or court of last resort.
10/3/2011 NCJ 235187
Publication Punitive Damage Awards in State Courts, 2005 Presents findings on civil trials concluded in 2005 in a national sample of state trial courts in which punitive damages were requested or awarded.
3/24/2011 NCJ 233094
Publication Contract Bench and Jury Trials in State Courts, 2005 Presents findings on contract cases disposed of by a bench or jury trial in a nationally representative sample of jurisdictions in 2005.
Part of the Civil Trial Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties Series
9/29/2009 NCJ 225634
Press Release Civil Bench and Jury Trials in State Courts, 2005 "In 2005, less than 5 percent of plaintiffs who won in civil bench and jury trials received damages exceeding $1 million"
10/28/2008
Publication Civil Bench and Jury Trials in State Courts, 2005 Discusses general civil cases (tort, contract, and real property) concluded by a bench or jury trial in a national sample of jurisdictions in 2005.
10/28/2008 NCJ 223851
Press Release Civil Rights Complaints in U.S. District Courts, 1990 - 2006 "Civil rights cases filed in U.S. District Courts declined by nearly 20 percent from 2003 to 2006"
8/29/2008
Publication Medical Malpractice Insurance Claims in Seven States, 2000-2004 Focuses on medical malpractice claims that were closed in the states of Florida, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, Nevada, and Texas from 2000 to 2004.
3/27/2007 NCJ 216339
Press Release Medical Malpractice Insurance Claims in Seven States, 2000-2004 "Majority of medical malpractice claims in seven states closed without compensation payments"
3/25/2007
Press Release Appeals from General Civil Trials in 46 Large Counties, 2001-2005 "Approximately 15 percent of state civil trials are appealed, according to justice department report"
7/6/2006
Publication Appeals from General Civil Trials in 46 Large Counties, 2001-2005 Presents information on general civil cases concluded by bench or jury trial in 2001 that were subsequently appealed to a State's intermediate appellate court or court of last resort.
7/6/2006 NCJ 212979
Press Release Federal Tort Trials and Verdicts, 2002-03 "Number of Federal tort trials fell by almost 80 percent from 1985 through 2003."
8/17/2005
Publication Punitive Damage Awards in Large Counties, 2001 Presents findings on civil trials concluded in 2001 in the Nation's 75 largest counties that produced a punitive damage award.
3/1/2005 NCJ 208445
Publication Contract Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties, 2001 Presents findings on contract cases disposed by jury or bench trials in 2001 in the Nation's 75 largest counties.
Part of the Contract Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties Series
2/1/2005 NCJ 207388
Publication Tort Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties, 2001 Provides findings about tort cases disposed of by jury and bench trial in general jurisdiction courts in the Nation's 75 largest counties during 2001.
Part of the Tort Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties Series
11/1/2004 NCJ 206240
Publication Civil Trial Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties, 2001 Presents findings on tort, contract, and real property cases disposed by jury or bench trial in 2001 in the nation's 75 largest counties.
Part of the Civil Trial Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties Series
4/18/2004 NCJ 202803
Press Release Civil Trial Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties, 2001 & Medical Malpractice Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties, 2001 "Plaintiffs won 55 percent of civil trials in the Nation's 75 most populous counties during 2001"
4/18/2004
Publication Medical Malpractice Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties, 2001 Presents findings on medical malpractice cases disposed of by jury and bench trial in general jurisdiction courts in the Nation's 75 largest counties during 2001.
4/18/2004 NCJ 203098
Publication Tort Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties, 1996 Provides findings about tort cases disposed by jury and bench trial in general jurisdiction courts in the Nation's 75 largest counties during 1996.
Part of the Tort Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties Series
8/1/2000 NCJ 179769
Press Release Contract Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties, 1996 "Plaintiffs won 62 percent of the contract trial cases in the Nation's 75 largest counties during 1996"
4/2/2000
Publication Contract Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties, 1996 Presents findings on contract cases disposed by jury or bench trials in 1996 in the Nation's 75 largest counties.
Part of the Contract Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties Series
4/2/2000 NCJ 179451
Press Release Civil Rights Complaints in U.S. District Courts, 1990-98 "More than 42,000 civil rights complaints filed in Federal district courts during 1998"
1/16/2000
Publication Civil Trial Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties, 1996 Presents findings on tort, contract, and real property cases disposed by jury or bench trial in 1996 in the Nation's 75 largest counties.
Part of the Civil Trial Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties Series
9/1/1999 NCJ 173426
Publication Federal Tort Trials and Verdicts, 1996-97 Presents findings about Federal tort trials in the U.S. district courts for 1996-97.
Part of the Federal Tort Trials and Verdicts Series
2/1/1999 NCJ 172855
Publication Contract Cases in Large Counties: Civil Justice Survey of State Courts, 1992 Presents 1992 data on disposition of 366,000 contract cases involving 1.3 million litigants in State general jurisdiction courts in the Nation's 75 largest counties.
Part of the Contract Trials and Verdicts in Large Counties Series
2/1/1996 NCJ 156664
Press Release Civil Jury Cases and Verdicts in Large Counties: Civil Justice Survey of State Courts, 1992 "Civil juries award punitive damages in 6% of successful suits."
7/16/1995
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