Mass tort is a civil action involving numerous plaintiffs against one or a few corporate defendants in state or federal court.
A mass tort insurance expert in claims handling was needed for an insurance case.
Tagging an expert as a "hired gun" can all but destroy the expert's credibility as a witness. Nowhere is this more of a concern than in asbestos litigation. The longest-running mass tort litigation in U.S. history, it has spawned an estimated 730,000 claims over more than 30 years - with 200,000 still active in the courts.