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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In North Bennington Vermont

North Bennington is an incorporated village in the town of Bennington in Bennington County, Vermont, United States. The population was 1,428 at the 2000 census. The North Bennington Historic District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980. The district covers an area of 112 acres and includes 164 contributing buildings and 2 contributing sites. It is home to the Park-McCullough Historic House, a well-preserved, 35-room, Victorian country house. North Bennington houses part of the Bennington College grounds.

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 Vermont

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

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