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 King County, Washington 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 King County, Washington 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.
King County Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service - For more than 50 years, the King County Bar Association has managed a Lawyer Referral Service from its offices in Seattle, Washington. Each year the Lawyer Referral Service makes over 6.000 attorney referrals. More than 350 local attorneys participate in the program with 35 different subject matter panels. A $10 processing fee is required for Personal Injury, Worker's Compensation, and Criminal Defense cases. A $45 processing fee is required for other practice areas of the law. After the referral, you can contact the attorney for a 30 minute consultation at no additional charge.