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West Virginia Supreme Court Rules That the State’s Statute Barring Claims of Nonresidents Against West Virginia Defendants Is Unconstitutional
A common feature of mass tort litigation in the last few decades has been the rise of the magnet jurisdictions. Because they are perceived as being plaintiff-friendly, large numbers of nonresidents file suit in these jurisdictions even though these plaintiffs and the facts of their cases may have no significant relationship with the chosen jurisdiction.
United States
 
10 Jul 2006
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Products Liaiblity & Mass Torts - New York High Court: Tort Defendants May Be Entitled to Broad Protection from Liability to Bystanders in Cases of Second-Hand Exposure to Toxic Substances
A recent opinion from New York State’s highest court calls into question the extent to which premises owners, and possibly even manufacturers and sellers of products, can be held liable for injuries to bystanders alleging second-hand or "take-home" exposure to potentially harmful products.
United States
30 Jan 2006
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