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Strength of evidence (as rated by judge) moderately related to win rates. Plaintiffs won 85% of cases when evidence favored their position, 62% when evidence seen as evenly balanced, but only 37% when evidence favored defendant. Some evidence of anti-business bias; plaintiff win rates 8%-9% higher against businesses than individuals when evidence evenly balanced or favored defense (but 7% lower when evidence favored plaintiff).