NU Online News Service, Nov. 9, 10:57 a.m. EST

Lawsuits filed in reaction to low deal prices for mergers and acquisitions helped fuel an increase in the overall level of third-quarter securities lawsuits, even as suits related from the credit crisis petered out, experts said recently.

New York-based Advisen counted 284 securities suits altogether in the third quarter of 2010, compared to 278 in the second quarter in a report released last month.

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