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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In Dorchester New Jersey

Dorchester is an unincorporated area within Maurice River Township. The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP code 08316. As of the United States 2000 Census, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area 08316 was 283. Shipbuilding has always been the principal industry in Dorchester, and the A.J. Meerwald, the state ship of New Jersey, was built here.

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

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

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Federal court opinions concerning mass tort law in New Jersey