The number of securities lawsuits filed last year rose slightly from 2009, even as disputes related to the credit crisis fell, according to a report.

A total of 1,196 securities lawsuits were filed in 2010, up from 1,171 in 2009, a quarterly review of securities litigation by insurance research firm Advisen Ltd. said Thursday.

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