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 Suffolk County, Massachusetts 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 Suffolk County, Massachusetts 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.
MATA seeks to continually improve the safety of individuals and increase fair access to the Massachusetts justice system while assisting and educating attorneys representing plaintiffs.
Lawyer Referral Service in Boston, MA - For more than 50 years, the Boston Bar Association (BBA) has sponsored a Lawyer Referral Service (LRS). The community based non-profit service helps individuals find a local attorney in Boston, Suffolk County, and the surrounding areas of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Hundreds of attorneys participate in the program and serve on one of 300 different practice area panels. In exchange for a $25 consultation fee, you can have a 30 minute consultation with the attorney to discuss the case and the attorney fees needed for additional representation.