|(06 Jan 2014)
In November 2013 the federal government reported 586 new consumer credit civil filings, the lowest number of such lawsuits since May 2009.
According to the case-by-case information analyzed by the Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC), this is 12 percent fewer than the previous month's count of 666. The most recent number is also 37 percent lower than in April 2013, when the monthly count spiked to 930 filings.
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