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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In Fort Scott Kansas

Fort Scott is a city in Bourbon County, Kansas, United States, 88 miles (158 km) south of Kansas City, on the Marmaton River. The population was 8,297 at the 2000 census, and it was estimated to be 7,976 in the year 2006. Fort Scott is the county seat of Bourbon County, and is the home of the Fort Scott National Historic Site.

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

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

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