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Unmasking the Legal Maze: The Astounding Evolution of Mass Torts You Haven't Heard About

Unmasking the Legal Maze: The Astounding Evolution of Mass Torts You Haven’t Heard About

Mass torts, which emerged in the late 20th century, have remarkably transformed into a potent means of collective legal action. Initially designed to handle cases where multiple people suffered due to another's negligence, such as with asbestos and faulty pharmaceuticals, their purview now extends to environmental disasters and vast data breaches. Technological advancements like social media and AI help streamline identifying possible claimants and handling the vast data tied to these cases. Despite potential misuse concerns, mass torts' successes, like the $246 billion Tobacco Master Settlement Agreement, underline their role in providing justice for victims. Expect their influence to grow in legal circles with the rise in data breaches, self-driving cars, and climate change's accelerative impacts.

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