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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In Mesquite Texas

Mesquite is a city in Dallas and Kaufman Counties in the U.S. state of Texas and a suburb of Dallas. The city had a total population of 124,523 in the 2000 census which increased to 136,750 in the 2007 census estimate. Mesquite is home to the Mesquite Championship Rodeo and is known as the "Rodeo Capital of Texas. " The city is also home to video game producer id Software, creators of Doom and Quake, along with a repair center for Microsoft products and a UPS package distribution center. Mesquite has been recognized by Tree City USA for the last 17 years. Mesquite also contains one of the largest movie theaters in the world, the AMC 30 Mesquite, which contains 30 screens and seats 6,092 people.

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 Texas

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Federal court opinions concerning mass tort law in Texas