A mass tort is a civil action that has several plaintiffs who file a lawsuit in federal or state court against one or more defendants. There are several types of mass torts, but we will deal with two types that our firm regularly handles. These include:
When a medical device is approved by the FDA, patients and medical professionals alike assume that the product is going to work as intended. They never believe that something could go wrong. Unfortunately, there is always the possibility of this happening.
In the fourth and final post on asbestos litigation in the 21st century, we will look at the results of the Wall Street Journal's investigation into the current status of the massive victim trust funds.
This is the third post in our series on the current status of asbestos litigation. Because of the slow-developing nature of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related conditions, some victims may be at risk of facing serious diseases without the assistance of compensation from the companies responsible for the illnesses.