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:
So-called big oil took a hit in another state last month as a jury concluded that the company's activities caused a family's illness. Reportedly, they were forced to leave their property because of alleged adverse health conditions. The personal injury suit began in 2011, and concluded with a jury verdict supporting the plaintiffs. As is often the case when an individual prevails, the business reports that it will appeal the verdict.
Despite the fact that the Internet has done big things for millions of people and businesses throughout the world, it has also brought forward a variety of additional concerns. For this reason, it is not uncommon for a lawsuit to be filed as a result of something that originated online.