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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In Metuchen New Jersey

Metuchen is a Borough in Middlesex County, New Jersey, United States, which is 8 (12 km) miles northwest of New Brunswick, but is 18 (28 km) miles southwest of Newark, 24 (38 km) miles southwest of Jersey City, and 29 miles southwest of New York City, all part of the New York metropolitan area. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 12,840. Metuchen was incorporated as a borough by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 20, 1900, from portions of Raritan Township (now known as Edison). The Borough of Metuchen is completely surrounded by Edison.

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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