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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In Orangefield Texas

Orangefield is an unincorporated town located about twelve miles east of Beaumont in Orange County, Texas, United States. It is part of the Beaumont–Port Arthur Metropolitan Statistical Area. In 1913, the town began to develop around the oilfield just west of Orange. After a major producing well was discovered, a post office was established for Orangefield in 1922. The population level reached an estimated 1000 people by the mid-1930’s, but within the next two decades would decrease to about 500 by the early 1950’s. As of 1990, the estimated population was about 725. The Orangefield Independent School District serves area students.

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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