This work provides insight into multi-party, multi-forum lawsuits and offers proposals for mitigating the difficulties these cases pose. Included are mass products liability litigation (asbestos and Dalkon Shield cases), common disaster cases (e.g., commercial airliner crashes and hotel fires), and certain kinds of contract and commercial cases.
Reporters: Mary Kay Kane, University of California, Hastings College of the Law, and Arthur R. Miller, Harvard Law School.
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Chapter I. Introduction; Chapter II. Definition and Analysis of the Complex Litigation Problem; Chapter III. Objectives in Handling Complex Litigation; Chapter IV. Existing Mechanisms for Processing Complex Litigation; Chapter V. Gathering for Common Adjudication: Actions Dispersed Among Federal Courts; Chapter VI. Intersystem Gathering; Chapter VII. Application of a Single Governing Law; Chapter VIII. Former Adjudication; Chapter IX. Federal Omnibus Complex Litigation Legislation; Conclusions and Recommendations
Print | 5856 | 1987 | 241 pages | $25.00