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The LegalShield Consumer Stress Legal Index

Households and small businesses across the U.S. are each fighting individual battles when it comes to their financial and economic well-being. The LegalShield Consumer Stress Legal Index (formerly known as the Economic Stress Index) allows us to take a closer look and anticipate the future through unique leading indicators.

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As part of our mission to ensure every person has equal access to justice, we mine our data for insights policymakers can use to make a real, positive impact in their decision making. Released monthly, the LegalShield Consumer Stress Legal Index is comprised of three sub-indices which reflect the demand for various legal services. LegalShield’s dataset includes more than 35 million consumer requests for legal assistance over 20 years, averaging approximately 150,000 calls received monthly. The CSLI uncovers the daily challenges people are facing and provides actionable intelligence to help policymakers and industry leaders bridge those gaps.

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