Class Action Dilemmas: Pursuing Public Goals for Private Gain

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INDEX
Abascal, Judge Amado, 261, 266-270, 273, 277, 280, 286n
Absent parties, 14-15, 117-118
Actions. See also Class actions
aggregative, 99-119
orders in conduct of, 509
public, 21
representative, 68-99
types of, 67
Actions relating to unincorporated associations
under Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 510
Adkins v. Hoescht Celanese Corp., 392
Administrative costs, 591n
Advisory Committee. See Federal Rules of Civil Procedure
Agent Orange litigation, 24, 37n, 40-41n, 107, 110, 115, 118
Aggregative actions, 67, 549
for personal injury and property damage, 99-119
AIDS infection claims. See In re Factor VIII or IX Concentrate Blood Products
Alexander, Janet, 76
Allocations
of settlement distributions to class, 549-550
Allstate. See Martinez v. Allstate and Sendejo v. Farmers
Alpert, Jonathan, 185
Amchem Products v. Windsor, 34, 116, 118, 309-310, 477-478
American Bar Association
Section of Litigation, 25-26, 42n
Analysis
of class action case studies, 532
Anderson, Mark, 212-215, 219, 405-407
Anderson v. Louisiana-Pacific Corp., 343, 368n Anti-Injunction Act, 502n Antitrust violation cases, 54, 56
Appeals
last-hour, In re Factor VIII or IX Concentrate Blood Products, 308-310
under Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, 509
rule for interlocutory, 29-30, 44-45n
Approvals. See Settlement approvals
Asbestos lawsuits, 23-25, 34-36, 40-42n, 51, 100, 104, 109-112
Association of Trial Lawyers of America, 296
Assurance of Discontinuance
Roberts v. Bausch & Lomb, Inc., 167
Atkins, Gracie S., 321
Atkins v. Harcros, 319-337. See also Toxic chemical factory litigation
Attorneys general
class action attorney as "private, " 71-72
investigations, 343-344
Augmentation. See Settlement augmentation
Auto insurance premiums. See Insurance premium double rounding litigation
Bacich, John, 312n
Ball, Gordon, 384
Bank brokerage product litigation, 175-189
background, 175-177
calculations for case study settlements, structures, costs, and distributions, 565-567
class counsel fees and expenses, 565-566
class loss and size, 566
defendants' legal fees and costs, 566
fairness hearings, 184
key events, 186
litigation, begins, 177-181
notices, 183
regulatory action, 182
reported distribution of settlement benefits allocated to class, 566
settlement, 182-184
distribution, 184-185

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