|(24 Oct 2013)
Over the past five years, the number of Social Security civil lawsuits filed in federal courts has risen over 60 percent, according to the latest available case-by-case federal court data analyzed by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC).
During September 2013 the government reported 1,757 new filings of this sort, up 14 percent from a year ago and 63.7 percent higher than five years ago.
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