By Joanne Blennerhassett

ISBN-10: 1509905294

ISBN-13: 9781509905294

This monograph addresses the phenomenon of mass damage and the way it can be resolved via collective redress. It examines rather how such redress could be accomplished via mechanisms akin to multi-party activities (MPAs). which will do that, an analytical framework is created opposed to which to guage numerous multi-party tactics. this is often illustrated throughout the event of a range of universal legislation jurisdictions in facing mass damage – particularly that of britain and Wales, Canada, Australia and the USA, in addition to that of ecu collective redress. It examines multi-party motion legislation benchmarked opposed to the goals pointed out within the analytical framework. The phenomenon of environmental mass damage specifically is explored as a case research, because it illustrates a few of the problems which can come up in mass damage litigation. additionally, this paintings explores the place the simplest suggestions for mass damage redress may perhaps lie sooner or later – maybe in collective activities or via choices similar to rules and substitute dispute answer or a mixture of those. eventually, the event of mass damage litigation in eire is tested, as presently this jurisdiction doesn't have a good mechanism for facing mass harm.

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