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Chapter I-1-7. Class Actions


Table of Contents

SectionTitle
I-1-7-1Introduction to Class Action Litigation
I-1-7-2Notice of a New Class Action
I-1-7-3Discovery — General
I-1-7-4Discovery — Component Responsibilities
I-1-7-5Negotiated Settlements
I-1-7-6Class Action Implementation - Overview
I-1-7-7Component Responsibilities
I-1-7-8Jurisdiction for Review of Class Claim Cases
I-1-7-9Scope and Effect of Review
I-1-7-10Preadjudication Actions — General
I-1-7-11Screening and Notice Process
I-1-7-12Processing and Adjudication
I-1-7-13Case Consolidation Procedures
I-1-7-14Eligibility for Class Relief
I-1-7-15Jurisdiction Questions
I-1-7-16Case Coding
I-1-7-17Reporting Requirements
I-1-7-90Exhibit - Sample Court Case Flag/Alert
I-1-7-91Exhibit - Sample Notice to Claimant - Class Member Claim and Subsequent (Current) Claim Have No Issues in Common
I-1-7-92Exhibit - Class Action Case Flag - DDS Readjudication Necessary - Claims Not Consolidated
I-1-7-93Exhibit - Sample Order of Dismissal
I-1-7-94Exhibit - Class Action Case Flag - DDS Readjudication Necessary on Expiration of OHA Retention Period
I-1-7-95Exhibit - Sample Notice to Claimant - Subsequent (Current) Claim and Class Member Claim Have No Issues in Common
I-1-7-96Exhibit - Text for Appeals Council Remand to DDS - Class Member Claim(s) Associated with Current Claim on Which Appeals Council Would Take Unfavorable Action
I-1-7-97Exhibit - Text for Appeals Council Remand to DDS - Class Member Claim Pending Appeals Council Review - Appeals Council Finds Unrelated Basis for Remand
I-1-7-98Exhibit - Text for Appeals Council Remand to DDS - Class Member Claim Pending Appeals Council Review - Appeals Council Would Take Unfavorable Action