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 Travis County, Texas 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 Travis County, Texas may have been injured at home or work. Asbestos is an example of a common cause of mass tort litigation.
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Austin Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas - The Austin Bar Association sponsors the Lawyer Referral Service of Central Texas, Inc. Since 1966, this non-profit Lawyer Referral Service has helped the public find a qualified attorney in Austin, TX, and the surrounding areas of central Texas. Each year more than 12,000 callers are referred to local attorneys in Travis County, Williamson County, Hays County and Bastrop County, TX.