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Future of Paraprofessionals

If you are a paraprofessional or are thinking of becoming a paraprofessional, you may be wondering about the future of paraprofessionals. Paraprofessionals can look forward to all kinds of conversations, potential changes, and active changes. For attorneys building their team, it is equally important to be aware of future changes for paraprofessionals. If you are

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Where Mass Tort Attorneys Find Their Science

Mass tort cases often involve complex issues. Including issues of causation, design flaws/negligence, and their effects on people. Because of the magnitude and the stakes involved, parties invariably enlist the support of various experts, commonly scientists. And this is where mass tort attorney science comes in. The reliance in mass torts upon concrete and admissible scientific evidence leads attorneys to search

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Men In Law Spotlight: Ben Crump

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Mass Tort Institute is proud to spotlight civil rights attorney Ben Crump, founder and president of Ben Crump Law, who represents clients in some of the most important and contentious cases of our time, taking a place in legal history

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Mine The Gap: Data Mining in Law and Decisions in Mass Torts

Mass tort law firms generate and store unfathomable amounts of data. Most of that data has been digitized and enterprising firms that recognize the untapped value of their data have begun to leverage their case management databases to mine for additional legal claims and valuable insights. In this blog we will discuss how data mining can help improve legal decision-making, reduce costs and risks, and

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Elmiron Legal Update

Elmiron litigation is moving along with a fast-paced judge in a fast-paced MDL (#2973).  The Judicial Panel on Multi-District Litigation (JPMDL) issued the order creating the Elmiron MDL on December 15, 2020, and centralized it in the District of New Jersey.  The JPMDL assigned the Hon. Brian R. Martinotti as the presiding judge.  The magistrate

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Amazon Texas ‘Seller’ Status Could Have Far-Reaching Implications

Is Amazon a seller under Texas products liability law? That is the question before the Texas Supreme Court in a case whose decision will undoubtedly reverberate around the country. The case stems from an incident involving a 19-month-old toddler who swallowed a lithium-ion battery while handling a generic Apple TV remote control purchased on the Amazon website. The toddler sustained permanent injuries to

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Mass Tort Madness Final Four Firms

In American sports, the final four are the last four teams in a playoff tournament. Usually, the final four compete in the two games of a single-elimination tournament’s semi-final game. To make it to the final four, the teams must beat many other competitors; some of whom had better records or ranked higher. Similarly, at MTI, the final four firms

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Mass Tort Madness: Elite Eight Attorneys

What makes a good lawyer? It’s not an easy job and not everyone is cut out for it. Approximately one-quarter of all lawyers leave the profession within their first seven years of practice. Mass torts, one of the most complex and technical areas of law, requires a passion for the job, passion for clients, and good judgment amongst

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Mass Tort Madness: Sweet 16

Mass tort vendors help firms function more effectively, efficiently, and competitively. An industry that services tens of thousands (and in some cases hundreds of thousands) of clients cannot go it alone. From litigation support to document management and legal intake, our sweet sixteen vendors help law firms systematically achieve significant cost savings, streamline case management,

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Baby Food Heavy Metals Report Spurs Litigation

We have all been in the grocery store and noticed the parent pacing the baby food aisle trying to carefully select the best option for their growing child. From infant formulas to table food and hand-held snack pouches, the choices seem endless. Commercially prepared or “shelf stable” baby foods rake in close to $7 billion annually,

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