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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In Elmer New Jersey

Elmer is a Borough in Salem County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 1,384. Elmer was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on January 28, 1893, from portions of Pittsgrove Township and Upper Pittsgrove Township, based on the results of a referendum held four days earlier. The borough was formed on the dividing line of Pittsgrove and Upper Pittsgrove Townships and was named for Lucius Elmer a former judge who helped obtain a post office for the community during his service as Congressman.

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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