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Linkages between cases can arise because of exogenous factors such as correlated culpability or damages, or they can be generated by discretionary choices on the part of the litigants themselves or by legal doctrine and rules of procedure. INTRODUCTION This review provides a selective survey of recent work on the economics of settlement bargaining, emphasizing settings in which there are multiple (more than two) litigants. The research on multiple-litigant settlement bargaining has built on previous work on bilateral settlement bargaining and employs the tools used therein.
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In this approach, trials occur when there are irreconcilable conﬂicts between the litigants as to assessments over the likely outcome in court; these irreconcilable conﬂicts reﬂect differences the parties could not eliminate even if all information were commonly known. Analyses with irreconcilable assessments that drive the possibility of settlement failure are known as inconsistent priors analyses. Thus, the decision-theoretic models provide the possibility of inefﬁcient settlement bargaining, but the cause of the inefﬁciency lies in intransigence on the part of the litigants.