A Comparative Examination of Multi-Party Actions: The Case by Joanne Blennerhassett

By Joanne Blennerhassett

This monograph addresses the phenomenon of mass damage and the way it can be resolved via collective redress. It examines quite how such redress might be accomplished via mechanisms equivalent to multi-party activities (MPAs). so one can do that, an analytical framework is created opposed to which to guage a variety of multi-party tactics. this can be illustrated throughout 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 ambitions pointed out within the analytical framework. The phenomenon of environmental mass damage specifically is explored as a case examine, because it illustrates a few of the problems which can come up in mass damage litigation. additionally, this paintings explores the place the simplest recommendations for mass damage redress could lie sooner or later – possibly in collective activities or via possible choices similar to rules and substitute dispute solution or a mix of those. eventually, the adventure of mass damage litigation in eire is tested, as at present this jurisdiction doesn't have a good mechanism for facing mass harm.

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