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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In Allenhurst New Jersey

Allenhurst is a Borough in Monmouth County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 718. Allenhurst was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 26, 1897, from portions of Ocean Township. Bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and Deal Lake to the west, the borough is within close proximity to New York City and is a stop on the New Jersey Transit North Jersey Coast Line. There are many historic homes in Allenhurst built during the late 19th and early 20th centuries in the Victorian, Tudor, and Colonial styles. Local ordinances have ensured the preservation of historical architecture by enforcing strict guidelines for the renovation of older homes. In 2006, Allenhurst ranked 131 in Forbes magazine's list of the most expensive ZIP codes in the United States. The borough is situated in the center of a string of wealthy communities between Long Branch and Asbury Park.

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 New Jersey

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