Report of the Advisory Committee on Civil Rules and the Working Group on Mass Torts to the Chief Justice of the United States and to the Judicial Conference of the United States.
|Corporate author / creator:||Judicial Conference of the United States. Advisory Committee on Civil Rules, author.|
|Imprint:||[Washington, D.C.] : [Federal Judicial Center], 1999.|
|Description:||1 online resource (1 volume (various pagings))|
|Subject:||Torts -- United States.|
Class actions (Civil procedure) -- United States.
Complex litigation -- United States.
Class actions (Civil procedure)
|Format:||E-Resource U.S. Federal Government Document Book|
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8160340|
Table of Contents:
- Mass Torts Phenomenon
- Discrete problems of mass torts
- Potential solutions for considerations
- Protocol for further action
- Appendix A: Civil rules advisory committee membership, working group membership, consultants, and participating advisers
- Appendix B: Reporters' notes of public meetings
- Appendix C: Mass tort problems and proposals: a report to the mass torts working group, Thomas E. Willging (Federal Judicial Center)
- Appendix D: Individual characteristics of mass torts case congregations: a report to the mass torts working group, Federal Judicial Center
- Appendix E: Mass torts limited fund and bankruptcy reorganization settlements: four case studies, S. Elizabeth Gibson (Federal Jucicial Center)
- Appendix F: Various proposals considered.