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Tort Report: Mass Tort Settlements Beset By Crooked Claims

Law 360

Fraud attempts during the settlement claims process for class actions and mass torts highlighted by a new report and an $82 million verdict in a drunk driving crash suit lead Law360's Tort Report, which compiles recent personal injury and medical malpractice news that may have flown under the radar.

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“California’s Negligence Tort Empowers Juries, Hurts Innovation”

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“California’s Negligence Tort Empowers Juries, Hurts Innovation”: Law professor George Priest has this essay online at Bloomberg Law. The post “California’s Negligence Tort Empowers Juries, Hurts Innovation” appeared first on How Appealing.

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“Clarence Thomas has a beef with bellwether trials in mass tort cases”

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“Clarence Thomas has a beef with bellwether trials in mass tort cases”: Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Reuters has this post. The post “Clarence Thomas has a beef with bellwether trials in mass tort cases” appeared first on How Appealing.

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“In its new ‘Hellholes’ report, tort reform group says forum shopping is real”

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“In its new ‘Hellholes’ report, tort reform group says forum shopping is real”: Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Reuters has this post , which mentions a decision the Pa. Supreme Court issued on the day before Thanksgiving in a case in which I serve as appellate counsel for plaintiffs.

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“Merck shingles vaccine appeal will test controversial mass torts case management tool”

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“Merck shingles vaccine appeal will test controversial mass torts case management tool”: Alison Frankel’s “On the Case” from Reuters has this post about an appeal that I will be arguing on behalf of the plaintiffs-appellants before a three-judge panel of the U.S.

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“Justices Lean Toward Insurer in Asbestos Bankruptcy Dispute; Court is considering when insurers have standing in bankruptcy; Insurer questions raised in context of mass torts”

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“Justices Lean Toward Insurer in Asbestos Bankruptcy Dispute; Court is considering when insurers have standing in bankruptcy; Insurer questions raised in context of mass torts”: Evan Ochsner of Bloomberg Law has this report.

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Shelby County Tort Case Statistics and Outcomes – July 1, 2017- June 30, 2023

Day on Torts

The following graphs demonstrate the resolution of personal injury, wrongful death, and other tort cases in Shelby County, Tennessee during the last six fiscal years ending June 30, 2023. BirdDog Law shares this information for every county in Tennessee.

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