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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In Edwardsville Kansas

Edwardsville is a city in Wyandotte County, Kansas, United States and is part of the "Unified Government" which also contains Kansas City, Kansas, most of Bonner Springs, and roughly half of Lake Quivira. The city is a satellite city of Kansas City, Missouri. The population was 4,146 at the 2000 census. The city is within close proximity the Kansas Speedway which hosts a number of races every year including Nascar and Indy series racers. The city has recently passed a resolution to have an Amtrak station along the proposed Heartland Flyer extended route. This route would extend from Oklahoma City to Kansas City Missouri. Edwardsville would be the first stop west of Kansas City Missouri.

What is mass tort law?

A mass tort is a civil action involving numerous plaintiffs against one or a few corporate defendants. The tort may involve, for example, personal injuries suffered by numerous plaintiffs as a result of a defective product, or a mass disaster in which there were many injured persons, such as an airplane crash, or exposure of a large group of people to toxic chemicals or pharmaceuticals.

Answers to mass tort law issues in Kansas

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Federal court opinions concerning mass tort law in Kansas