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Mass Torts vs. Class Action Lawsuits: The Real Differences

Article provided by Taylor Williams Attorney at The Advocates Injury Attorneys As an attorney whom specializes in mass tort law, one question I am frequently asked at every turn is what: exactly, is the difference between mass torts and class action lawsuits Over the years, popular movies such as Erin Brockovich and Michael Clayton have certainly helped mainstream the topic of class action litigation Unfortunately, mass tort law hasn’t yet had its 10 minutes of fame, so it’s unsurprising for laypeople to confuse these types of lawsuits Even lawyers outside of my field might be unfamiliar with the...