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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 really how such redress should be completed via mechanisms akin to multi-party activities (MPAs). which will do that, an analytical framework is created opposed to which to judge quite a few multi-party methods. this can be illustrated during the event of a variety of universal legislations jurisdictions in facing mass damage – particularly that of britain and Wales, Canada, Australia and the us, in addition to that of ecu collective redress. It examines multi-party motion legislation benchmarked opposed to the pursuits pointed out within the analytical framework. The phenomenon of environmental mass damage particularly is explored as a case research, because it illustrates a number of the problems that could come up in mass damage litigation. additionally, this paintings explores the place the easiest strategies for mass damage redress may perhaps lie sooner or later – maybe in collective activities or via possible choices equivalent to law and substitute dispute solution or a mix of those. ultimately, the adventure 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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