When many people are hurt by someone’s mistakes and all in similar ways, it might be time to start a mass tort. The purpose of a mass tort is to make it simpler for dozens, hundreds, or thousands of people to seek justice and compensation from the same defendant. Although, there is nothing that guarantees the legal process of a mass tort will be one you’ll want to go through alone. If you think you have grounds to file a lawsuit as part of a mass tort, call (662) 883-6262 and talk with an Oxford mass tort lawyer from Mama Justice – MW Law Firm. Thanks to our 40+ years of collective legal experience, we are more than capable of handling mass tort cases and class action lawsuits. Let us know how you were hurt, and we’ll let you know how we can help.
Mass torts are used when numerous people need to file a claim against the same defendant but for not-identical reasons. For example, a dangerous household cleaner product causes hundreds of people across the country to experience various forms of cancers and chronic diseases. In that case, a mass tort, not a class action, could be justified because all the claimants were hurt by the same product but suffered different injuries.
A bellwether trial might be used to determine the validity of the overall concept behind the lawsuits to form the mass tort. If the bellwether trial is successful, then a judge can approve the cases to be formed into a mass tort. At that point, plaintiffs can start filing their own claims with local attorneys, wherever they live.
A few key benefits of a mass tort are that your:
Most mass torts are formed after a defective product hurts multiple parties. Mama Justice and our Oxford mass tort attorneys can work on all types of mass tort cases, but we are usually called upon for defective product mass torts for this reason. If you were hurt recently by a dangerously defective product, then let us know about it. You could have a case that can be part of a mass tort without knowing it.
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Mama Justice is the name people in Oxford trust for their mass torts. We are known throughout the area for combining excellent legal representation with genuine compassion and care. After all, why should suing someone be stressful for you? They should be the ones stressing out because Mama Justice is coming to get them!