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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In Winfield Kansas

Winfield is a city situated along the Walnut River in the west-central part of Cowley County, located in South Central Kansas, in the Central United States. The population was estimated to be 11,861 in the year 2005. It is the county seat and most populous city of Cowley County. Winfield is home to Southwestern College, a four-year private Methodist college and once also held St. John's College before it closed in 1986. The city is well known for hosting the Walnut Valley Festival, a large bluegrass and acoustic music festival, on the third weekend of every September and the Winfield Country Roundup in the first weekend in June. The fictional castaway Mary Ann Summers from Gilligan's Island hailed from Winfield.

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