National Survey of
Conducted September 30-October 1, 2012
By Rasmussen Reports
1* Are you or is someone in your family a lawyer?
2* Are there too many lawyers in America or not enough?
3* Is it possible to win a case in court without a lawyer?
4* Is it a good thing or a bad thing that most members of Congress are lawyers?
5* Is it too easy or too hard to file a lawsuit in the United States? Or is the level of difficulty about right?
6* Are frivolous lawsuits driving up the cost of health care, insurance and other products and services?
7* Should those who file a lawsuit be responsible for all court costs if they lose that lawsuit?
8* Should the government put a cap on the amount of money a jury can award a plaintiff in a lawsuit?
9* Does most money won in lawsuits go to plaintiffs or to their lawyers?
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence.