January 5, 2023

From gun laws to climate change: How liability drives policy discussions on controversial issues

Anyone who has filed an insurance claim is familiar with accepted standards of liability in certain situations: When a car is rear-ended, who was in the driver's seat? When a house has fire damage, who left the stovetop on? While matters of individual liability can be more straightforward, larger-scale societal issues are often inextricable...
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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 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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