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What are the Stages of a Mass Tort Case?

A lot of people get mass tort litigation confused with a class action. This isn’t a surprise. Both mass tort and class actions involve multiple plaintiffs. They also involve similar injuries. However, there is one major difference between the two. In a class action,...

What Kind of Injuries Qualify for Mass Tort Litigation?

If you get into a car accident, you’ll call a personal injury lawyer. The same is true if you’ve been bitten by your neighbor’s dog. These cases are handled relatively quickly. They're usually settled within a few months of filing your claim. There are other types of...

What is Lawsuit Lending and How is it Regulated?

You’ve probably seen the commercials for these places. There are companies who lend you money based on the fact that you have a personal injury case pending. They tend to prey on people who are members of a mass tort action because they’re so easy to identify. These...

How is Expert Testimony Evaluated for Mass Tort Cases?

People injured by products and medications every day. With so many new drugs on the market, it’s hard to keep track of which ones are safe and which aren’t. As consumers and patients, we trust that our products are safe. We have no reason not to. We trust that our...

What You Need to Know About Xeljanz Lawsuits

About six years ago, the FDA approved a new drug called Xeljanz. It was intended to treat a condition called rheumatoid arthritis. People who had rheumatoid arthritis suffer from debilitating pain and stiffness in their joints. Many are eager for any medication that...

What is the Current Status of Abilify Litigation?

Abilify is one of the newer medications used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. It was first discovered in the 1990s and was approved by the FDA in 2002. Five years later, the drug was approved to be used in the treatment of depression. This is when Abilify...

Can You Still File a Mesothelioma Claim?

In the 1990s, a lot of people were diagnosed with a progressive and terminal type of cancer called mesothelioma. It was caused by exposure to asbestos. Most of the plaintiffs were people who had worked in an industry that handled the dangerous material. When people...

How Do Damages Work in a Mass Tort Case?

In a mass tort case, each plaintiff maintains his separate case. This is different from a class action where the plaintiffs’ damages are pooled together. With mass tort, each plaintiff has to prove and claim his own set of damages. For example, here is how damages...

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