A mass tort is defined as a civil action involving many plaintiffs who bring a lawsuit against one or more corporate defendants in federal or state court.
Mass tort cases often involve exposure to chemical or other dangerous elements. Plaintiffs in Jefferson County, Alabama may have been exposed from pharmaceuticals, such as unsafe drugs, from poorly designed or produced products, or by companies negligently releasing toxins into the environment.
The victim of a mass tort in or around Jefferson County, Alabama may have been injured at home or work. Asbestos is an example of a common cause of mass tort litigation.
The AAJ is committed to promoting a fair and effective civil justice system while supporting the work of attorneys representing plaintiffs.
Lawyer Referral Service of the Birmingham Bar Association - The Birmingham Bar Association sponsors a Lawyer Referral Service that helps individuals and businesses find an attorney throughout Birmingham in Jefferson County and Columbiana in Shelby County, Alabama. More than 150 local attorneys participate in the Lawyer Referral Service. These local attorneys are pre-screened for their good standing with the Alabama Bar, experience in a particular practice area of the law and other eligibility factors.