Settlement and Trials of Mass Torts - Module 5 of 5

Question 1

Most mass tort actions are resolved in what way?

Question 2

What is the chronological order in which a settlement may be achieved in an MDL?

Question 3

What role must a judge take in order for a class action to be settled?

Question 4

At a hearing on a class action settlement:

Question 5

Who is bound by the settlement of a class action that is part of an MDL?

Question 6

The settlement of a class action is only fair, reasonable, and adequate if what finding is made?

Question 7

For the relief provided in a settlement to be adequate, that relief needs to meet what standard?

Question 8

What is the purpose of a bellwether trial in an MDL?

Question 9

The bellwether trials are held before what judge?

Question 10

When MDL cases are ready for trial, what happens?