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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 rather how such redress might be completed via mechanisms equivalent to multi-party activities (MPAs). with the intention to do that, an analytical framework is created opposed to which to guage quite a few multi-party techniques. this can be illustrated in the course of the adventure of a variety of universal legislation jurisdictions in facing mass damage – specifically 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 particularly is explored as a case examine, because it illustrates a few of the problems which may come up in mass damage litigation. additionally, this paintings explores the place the easiest strategies for mass damage redress might lie sooner or later – maybe in collective activities or via choices corresponding to law and substitute dispute answer or a mix of those. eventually, the event of mass damage litigation in eire is tested, as presently this jurisdiction doesn't have an efficient mechanism for facing mass harm.

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