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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In Carpenter South Dakota

Carpenter is an unincorporated community in Clark County, South Dakota, United States. Although not tracked by the Census Bureau, Carpenter has been assigned the ZIP code of 57322. Despite the city's size of one square city block, businesses such as Wheat Growers, the Carpenter Cafe, Dick's Garage, and the post office flourish here. Carpenter was named by postmaster John C. Opsahl for his recently deceased friend, G. W. Carpenter, a land office agent in nearby Watertown, Codington County. U.S. federal censuses enumerate a George W. Carpenter, born c1833-1834 in New York, in Waterton from 1880-1910; he was a veteran of the American Civil War, with service in the 21st and the 116th New York Infantry regiments.

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 South Dakota

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