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Individual justice in mass tort litigation : the effect of class actions, consolidations, and other multiparty devices

Author: Jack B Weinstein
Publisher: Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documenting a prominent jurist's efforts, a collection of case studies examines his successes with Vietnam veteran exposure to Agent Orange, asbestos, and DES and repetitive stress syndrome, describes current legal attitudes, and recommends compassionate alternatives.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weinstein, Jack B.
Individual justice in mass tort litigation.
Evanston, Ill. : Northwestern University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)622355756
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack B Weinstein
ISBN: 0810111888 9780810111882
OCLC Number: 31010315
Description: xvii, 367 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Overview --
Ch. 2. The Law's Reaction to Disasters. A. Types of Disasters. 1. Clear Cause --
Single Event --
Injuries Proximate in Time and Space. 2. Clear Cause --
Multiple Events --
Injuries Nonproximate in Place. 3. Unclear Cause --
Multiple Events --
Injuries Nonproximate in Time and Place. 4. Unclear Cause --
Multiple Events --
Injuries Nonproximate in Time and Place --
Identities of Both Producers and Injured Unclear. B. Jurisdiction Implicated. 1. Intrastate. 2. Interstate. 3. International. C. Desirable Conditions for Disaster Management by Courts. 1. Concentration of Decision Making. 2. Single Forum. 3. Single, Known Substantive Law. 4. Support to Trier. 5. Flexible, Controlled Fact-Finding. 6. Cap on Award and Method of Allocation. 7. Single Distribution Plan. D. Procedural Tools and Models. 1. Multidistrict Litigation and Other Consolidation Procedures. 2. Class Actions. 3. Attorney Cooperation --
Specialists and Lead Attorneys.
Responsibility: Jack B. Weinstein.

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Judge Jack B. Weinstein impels us to consider the place of individual justice in an era of class action litigation.  Read more...

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