Striking out specious claims in mass tort global settlements

“The late Richard Nagareda once noted that global settlements in mass tort litigation present a Field of Dreams problem – ‘if you build it, they will come’. In the movie, people came to the Iowa baseball field in the corn fields because it was ‘money they had, but peace they lacked’. The opposite is true in mass tort litigation …”

Sergio J Campos on S. Todd Brown, Specious Claims and Global Settlements, 42 U. Memphis L. Rev. (forthcoming 2012), JOTWELL 30 April 2012.

First posted 2012-05-01 12:58:35

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