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The Mass Tort Institute

Proof of Use v. Proof of Injury in Mass Torts

A tort is an act or omission other than a breach of contract that causes injury or harm to an individual and constitutes a civil wrong that allows courts to impose liability. Torts fall into three general categories: intentional tort

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The Mass Tort Institute

MDL Early Vetting: The Increasing Use of Initial Census Forms

We’re all familiar with the U.S. government Census; that once-every-ten-year collection of information that gives us a broader sense of the American population. The information gathered from the Census plays an important role in determining community funding. With more than $400 billion a

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The Mass Tort Institute

Using Public Records Resources in Mass Tort Cases

In civil litigation, one party may request from the other party information related to the case. Although there are various methods, the process is called generally “discovery.” One of those methods is the “document request.” The document request is self-explanatory:

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The Mass Tort Institute

Personal Injury to Mass Tort Attorney

Personal Injury law firms face a unique set of challenges to stay competitive. Managing overhead, fees and expenses, and compensation structure for associates and paraprofessional staff is a delicate balance. In a landscape shaped by constant regulatory and market shifts and “tort

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The Mass Tort Institute

MTI Summer Intern Spotlight

Suzanne McGrath  Law School: Brooklyn Law School  Bio: Suzanne is a J.D. candidate at Brooklyn Law School, where she will soon begin her 2L year. Prior to law school, she graduated from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in Political Science and

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The Mass Tort Institute

Attorney Wellness: An Alert in the Legal Profession

Throughout August, National Wellness Month focuses on self-care, managing stress, and promoting healthy routines. If there is one profession that should pause for a moment and concentrate on wellness, it’s the legal profession.   Attorney wellness is a growing conversation and it’s no surprise why.

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