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Victims of Brazil’s ‘sinking city’ to have case heard in the Netherlands

Communities lost to damage caused by salt mines in Northern Brazil are celebrating after securing the right to sue petrochemical company Braskem in the Dutch courts.

Less Than 12% of Federal and State Case Filings Present Strong Opportunities for Litigation Funding, According to First-of-Its-Kind Market Intelligence Study

Though the U.S. litigation finance market continues to expand, less than 12% of federal and state cases filed in 2021 met the minimum threshold to be considered for investment, according to a new report issued today by tech-enabled litigation funder LexShares. This finding, detailed in the inaugural edition of LexShares’ special report, “The Litigation Funding Barometer: A Data-Driven Analysis of What Litigation Funders Want,” illustrates the high bar that law firms and plaintiffs must reach to attract valuable funding dollars for their cases.