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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In South Burlington Vermont

South Burlington is a city in Chittenden County, Vermont, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 15,814. It is one of the anchors of the Burlington-South Burlington metropolitan area. It is composed of multiple sets of suburban neighborhoods and a commercial center, which is in the process of being converted to a downtown. It is also home to the state's largest mall, the University Mall. The city borders Lake Champlain and has a public park and beach, "Red Rocks".

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

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