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The Future of Consumer Privacy Litigation

While mass tort and class action lawsuits often take root following claims of physical harm, the multidistrict litigation brought against the facial recognition company Clearview AI likely indicates an expanding view of what is legally actionable harm today, at the height of modern technological growth.   Clearview AI, a

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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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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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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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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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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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Social Media Discovery Strategies

How can mass tort firms navigate the changing social media discovery landscape?  The abundance and sophistication of social media platforms have changed our society. For the most part, it has been a positive tool.  Today, we can connect with people across

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What is a Paraprofessional

What is a Paraprofessional? The Inside Scoop

On any given day, there are many people working to support attorneys in their legal work. Law firm clients may work with receptionists, legal assistants, case managers, and paralegals. These workers are known as paraprofessionals. What is a paraprofessional exactly? Paraprofessional  is a title given to individuals in various

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