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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In Lecompte Louisiana

Lecompte is a town in Rapides Parish, Louisiana, United States. It is part of the Alexandria, Louisiana Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,366 at the 2000 census. Shreveport attorney Jackson B. Davis, who served in the Louisiana State Senate from 1956-1980, was born near Lecompte. One of Davis's state Senate colleagues, Cecil R. Blair of Rapides Parish, who served from 1960-1964 and 1966-1976, resided and operated a business in Lecompte. Louisiana historian Sue Eakin was reared in the area and graduated from Lecompte High School.

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 Louisiana

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