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By Joanne Blennerhassett

This monograph addresses the phenomenon of mass damage and the way it can be resolved via collective redress. It examines relatively how such redress should be accomplished via mechanisms similar to multi-party activities (MPAs). for you to do that, an analytical framework is created opposed to which to judge a number of multi-party approaches. this is often illustrated during the adventure of a range of universal legislation jurisdictions in facing mass damage – particularly that of britain and Wales, Canada, Australia and the U.S., 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 particularly is explored as a case research, because it illustrates a few of the problems that can come up in mass damage litigation. additionally, this paintings explores the place the simplest ideas for mass damage redress might lie sooner or later – possibly in collective activities or via choices comparable to legislation and substitute dispute answer or a mixture of those. ultimately, the adventure of mass damage litigation in eire is tested, as at the moment this jurisdiction doesn't have a good mechanism for facing mass harm.

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