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Mass Tort Law Lawyers In Fisher West Virginia

Fisher is an unincorporated community on the South Branch Potomac River in Hardy County, West Virginia. It lies west of Moorefield. The precise origin of its name is unclear. It may be named generally for the Fisher family that lived in its vicinity, or more specifically for George Fisher, whose family lived on the South Branch approximately one mile due south of Fisher.

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 West Virginia

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