Mass Claims Disputes: What Role for ADR?
In the following section of the Dispute Resolution Journal, we present three different perspectives on class actions and the use of ADR mechanisms in the settlement of these claims. Since the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Eisen v. Carlisle do Jacquelin in 1974, courts, litigants, and arbitration professionals have continued to deal with the evolution of the class action mass claim, especially in the mass tort arena. Corby Pelto, a vice president at Sedgwick Claims Management Services, offers a risk management analysis of mass claims and class actions. Maureen Grady, the AAA's assistant vice president of Mass Claims, gives an overview of different class action settlements and discusses …
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Publication information: Article title: Mass Claims Disputes: What Role for ADR?. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Dispute Resolution Journal. Volume: 57. Issue: 2 Publication date: May-July 2002. Page number: 8+. © American Arbitration Association Nov 2008-Jan 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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