mass tort litigation

mass tort litigation

A class of civil actions in which multiple plaintiffs are injured in a similar fashion by a defective product, hazardous substance or disaster. Mass tort litigation is often in the form of class-action lawsuit initiated by a large group of plaintiffs who claim to have suffered injury from a commercial product (e.g., asbestos and breast implants).

mass tort litigation

Mass injury claim Civil litigation A class of civil actions in which multiple plaintiffs are injured in a similar fashion by a defective product, hazardous substance, or disaster. See Asbestos, Breast implant, Class-action, Dalkon shield.
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Radically revising from the first two edition, Mullenix reflects both the changing landscape of mass tort litigation during the past four decades, and the changing circumstances of contemporary legal education.
He has nearly 30 years of experience in complex commercial litigation, concentrating his practice in environmental and mass tort litigation and compliance counseling to a broad spectrum of industries.
federal class actions in the 19705, (27) mass tort litigation implicated
would "diminish abuses in class action and mass tort litigation that are undermining the integrity of the U.
Under Pakter's management, TrialWorks plans to develop new vertical practice areas, improve automation for mass tort litigation practices, increase reporting alternatives, and make significant investments in both software innovation and sales and marketing.
About Simien & Simien, LLC - The personal injury attorneys at Simien & Simien, LLC have decades of experience in maritime law, class action and mass tort litigation with an emphasis on personal injury and cases of wrongful death from industrial, vehicular, and other life-threatening or debilitating accidents.
Second, the question too easily elicits a negative answer; there is nothing about the Daimler opinion that has anything to do with mass tort litigation, (2) and so there is no basis for saying that Justice Ginsburg held any intent whatsoever in relation to that species of litigation.
As someone experienced in mass tort litigation, especially asbestos, I was used to the idea of difficult facts and even more difficult law.
Tiny Attorney is a mass tort intake assistant that serves as an up-to-date reference guide on pending mass tort litigation.
Chamber Institute for Legal Reform, "The New Lawsuit Ecosystem: Trends, Targets and Players," reported growth in mass tort litigation over the past year.
Clyne joins the firm as a shareholder and will handle complex commercial, employment law, environmental, and mass tort litigation.