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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In Gladstone Michigan

Gladstone is a city in Delta County in the U.S. state of Michigan. First settled in 1877, Gladstone's original name was Saunders Point. The population was 5,032 at the 2000 census. U.S. Routes 2 and 41 run concurrently through the city, connecting with Escanaba, nine miles to the south. US 41 runs north to Marquette and US 2 runs east to Manistique. M-35 runs northwest 52 miles to Gwinn and merges with US 2/US 41 south to Escanaba.

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 Michigan

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

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