Imagine a legal system in which justice for thousands, or even millions, of litigants can be handed out with the push of a button. A system where a computer algorithm short circuits the need for plaintiffs to pursue claims in individual lawsuits. A system where both a defendant’s liability and the damages of an entire class of plaintiffs are determined statistically, rather than the old-fashioned way with human witnesses and documentary evidence. This system is the ultimate dream for plaintiffs’ class action lawyers and the worst nightmare for businesses, but is it a pipe dream or a near reality?
Premium Content For:
- Litigation Section