Stanhope is a borough in Sussex County, New Jersey, United States. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough population was 3,584. Stanhope was formed by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 24, 1904, from portions of Byram Township.
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.