Bifurcation: An Effective Defense Tool In Class Actions

Law360, New York (November 4, 2011, 1:28 PM EDT) -- Recently, a few defense blog posts and Web articles have stated that bifurcation of discovery issues in the defense of class actions simply does not work. However, there are times when the use of bifurcation of issues is extremely effective.

Plaintiffs often like to bifurcate the liability and damages portions of a class action trial, once they have established a class action exists — often at great expense and invasiveness into a company through exhaustive discovery. This is what the blog posts and Web articles warn...
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