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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In Montville New Jersey

Montville is a township in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the township population was 20,839. Montville was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on April 11, 1867, from portions of Pequannock Township. Montville was ranked 13th in Money magazine's 2007 ranking of the "Best Places to Live", the highest-ranked place in New Jersey. Corporations headquartered in Montville include pharmaceutical company Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals.

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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Federal court opinions concerning mass tort law in New Jersey