This working paper provides the survey instruments that were used in the report, Insurance Class Actions in the United States (RAND, MG-587-ICJ), by Nicholas M. Pace, Stephen Carroll, Ingo Vogelsang, and Laura Zakaras (2007), which describes the important characteristics of insurance class actions, including what types of classes are sought, where the cases are being filed, what allegations are made, how the cases are resolved, and how much time it takes to bring them to resolution.
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