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April 19, 2021

WFH And DIY May Spell Uptick In Consumer Product Suits

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2020 led many people to spend an unprecedented amount of time in their homes. Prior to the pandemic, just 2% of people worked from home full time, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data. That number rose to 62% during of the pandemic.

Additionally, 6.2 million Americans are currently unemployed, with unemployment peaking in 2020 at 20.5 million. While restrictions are now being loosened, we can expect that many will continue to spend more time at home.

These changes in our economy have led to changes in consumer behavior that may affect the future of litigation for consumer products companies.

Continue reading Law360's "WFH And DIY May Spell Uptick In Consumer Product Suits" written by Jennifer Bullard here.

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