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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In Pittstown New Jersey

Pittstown is an unincorporated area within portions of Alexandria Township and Franklin Township in Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States, named after William Pitt. The area is served as United States Postal Service ZIP Code 08867. The area was named Hofftown in the 18th century after landowner Lawrence Hoff. As of the United States Census, 2000, the population for ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA) 08867 was 4,384. Pittstown is located at 40°34′55″N 74°57′33″W / 40.58194°N 74.95917°W / 40.58194; -74.95917Coordinates: 40°34′55″N 74°57′33″W / 40.58194°N 74.95917°W / 40.58194; -74.95917.

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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