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COVID-19 Deter Class Actions? No. Plaintiffs' Attorneys Have Time For More Complaints? Yes.

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Class action complaints filed in 2020 against food, dietary supplement and beverage firms should pass 2019’s total as COVID-19 has not slowed litigants but has given plaintiffs’ council more time out of court to shop for new cases.

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