The ILR Research Review - Spring 2015

May 18, 2015


The ILR Research Review offers valuable insights from our preeminent experts and specialists on key topics addressed in the latest of ILR's research reports.

In this latest issue, ILR discusses:

  • The use of public settlement money by federal and state prosecutors without legislative approval;
  • Recent trends in Canadian class actions, such as lax standards for class certification and an increase in the use of third-party litigation financing;
  • The evolving lawsuit "ecosystem" and how creative plaintiffs' lawyers are developing new theories and identifying new targets to increase profits; and
  • Significant tort law decisions over the past three years that are examples of particularly sound or unsound rulings.