February 12, 2021

Can I Appeal the Final Judgment?

When you file a personal injury claim, you want to receive fair compensation to pay for your losses. You spend the litigation process building a compelling case for your right to monetary damages and, depending on the at-fault party’s willingness to cooperate, you may reach a settlement before going to court. If your case...
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February 5, 2021

What Is a Summary Judgment?

A legal motion is a written request that asks the court to make a decision about a case. During a personal injury lawsuit, both the injured plaintiff and the at-fault defendant have the right to file motions concerning their case, such as a motion to move the trial to another date or to dismiss...
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January 21, 2021

Why Was Belviq Recalled from the FDA?

Belviq – a weight-loss drug approved by FDA and released in 2012 – showed great promise as one of the first weight-loss drugs without increased risk of heart disease. Yet, in February 2020, it was taken off the market for potentially increasing the risk of cancer. A few months later, a woman named Barbara...
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December 29, 2020

Is There a Statute of Limitations for a Mass Tort Case?

When you suffer an injury due to the negligence of an entity and find other people who have experienced the same harm, you may be eligible for mass tort litigation. A mass tort is a type of civil lawsuit that involves a group of individual plaintiffs holding the same defendant or group of defendants...
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December 26, 2020

How to Determine If You Have a Mass Tort Case

When you suffer harm due to the negligence of another person or entity, you may have grounds to file a lawsuit against the at-fault party. There are multiple types of complaints you can file to claim this compensation, including personal injury lawsuits, class action claims, and mass tort cases. Mass torts involve a group...
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December 23, 2020

What Is Lawsuit Lending?

After suffering a personal injury, it’s common to be short on cash. From medical bills your insurance does not cover to lost wages during your recovery and treatment, cash flow problems can impede your ability to recover. Many injured plaintiffs turn to lawsuit lending while waiting for their claims to reach a settlement. However,...
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December 20, 2020

How Are Expert Testimonies Used in Mass Tort Cases?

Mass tort cases are civil lawsuits that bring together a group of people who have suffered similar injuries due to the actions of the same defendant or defendants. Common types of mass tort claims include defective drugs, toxin exposure, and other dangerous products that cause injury or illness to another person. Like many injury...
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December 17, 2020

What Happens When a Lawsuit Settles?

If you are filing a civil lawsuit, your ultimate goal is to secure the compensation you need to recover in the form of a settlement. This settlement can occur at multiple stages during a case, such as during pretrial negotiations or even after sending an initial demand letter to the at-fault party before filing...
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December 13, 2020

What Are Common Causes of Mass Tort Cases?

A tort is a legal term that refers to a party committing a civil wrong against another party, resulting in an injury. Common types of tort cases include personal injury lawsuits, product liability claims, and employment litigation. Often, torts have one or two plaintiffs—but if a large group of people suffer similar injuries due...
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December 8, 2020

5 Common Types of Mass Tort Cases

A mass tort claim is a lawsuit that involves multiple plaintiffs alleging similar injuries against the same entity. Unlike class action lawsuits that divide a settlement evenly between all plaintiffs, mass torts allow each plaintiff to seek compensation for their individual injuries. Typically involving dangerous products or harmful business practices, many acts of negligence...
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