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What is a False Imprisonment Tort?

What is a False Imprisonment Tort?

May 25, 2023 In Mass Tort

An individual affected by false imprisonment.

Imagine the horror of being unlawfully confined, restrained against your will, and denied the basic human right to move freely. This is the haunting reality that victims of false imprisonment face.

False imprisonment occurs when a person deliberately and unlawfully

What Are the Most Common Intentional Torts?

April 24, 2023 In Mass Tort

In legal terms, a tort is a breach of duty or wrongful act that results in legal liability for the person who committed it. Torts can be divided into two main categories: intentional torts and unintentional torts. While unintentional torts,

What Is the Difference Between a Litigator and a Lawyer?

April 21, 2023 In Class Action,Mass Tort

When it comes to the legal profession, there are many different roles and specializations. Two of the most common are lawyers and litigators. While both professions deal with legal issues and disputes, they have distinct differences that set them apart. 

What Is Eutrophication & How Is It Caused by Human Industry?

April 12, 2023 In Mass Tort

Maintaining the health of our environment is crucial for our well-being, but human industry often poses a threat to the delicate balance of ecosystems. Eutrophication is one such issue that results from the excessive release of nutrients into our waterways,

Is Topamax Causing Autism? What Families Need to Know

January 3, 2023 In Mass Tort,Topamax

Topamax is a life-changing drug that is used to treat epilepsy and migraines. However, despite the amount it has helped patients, there is also an emerging understanding of how it can negatively impact the lives of children and families –

5 of the Most Significant U.S. Product Recalls

December 20, 2022 In Mass Tort,Product Recall

As consumers, we expect that the products we buy are safe to use. We expect manufacturers to provide the basic level of care and ensure that their items are free of defects, follow industry-accepted safety protocol, and contain the necessary

How Are Failed Knee Implants Treated?

October 14, 2022 In Mass Tort

Knee replacement surgery is a procedure that can help restore function and alleviate pain in knee joints. When the bone or cartilage is damaged or diseased, knee replacements can help improve your quality of life and improve your mobility. This

What Is Synovitis and How Is It Treated?

October 11, 2022 In Mass Tort

Synovitis is a condition where the synovium becomes inflamed. This membrane lines synovial joints like the hip, ankle, and knee, and any irritation or swelling in this area can be extremely painful. Without treatment, synovitis can impact your mobility and

How Long Does a Mass Tort Claim Usually Last?

October 12, 2020 In Mass Tort

Mass tort claims are legal actions filed by a group of injured plaintiffs, as opposed to individual lawsuits that typically have one injured party. Unlike class-action lawsuits, mass torts treat each plaintiff separately, and if the case results in a …

What Is the Difference Between a Mass Tort and Class Action?

May 29, 2020 In Mass Tort

You may have heard about class action lawsuits, but you may be less familiar with the concept of mass torts. If you share a common grievance with a large group of people and you all wish to file a collective …