St. Louis Lawyer for Mass Torts
Mass tort is a civil legal action taken against a corporation (the defendant in the case) on behalf of numerous individuals who have suffered damages. These cases could involve disasters in which many individuals were harmed, such as explosions, chemical leaks causing injury though exposure, and cases of product liability. A
St. Louis personal injury lawyer from Onder, Shelton, O'Leary & Peterson, LLC has experience in these large and complex cases and can provide you with the knowledge and proven background to assist in such cases.
Injury Cases in St. Louis: Mass Tort
These types of cases take extensive research and scientific evidence in order to prove the breach of duty caused the damage to the injured victims. These include cases of dangerous drugs such as Vioxx, and many psychiatric drugs such as Paxil, Wellbutrin or other antidepressants. There are many medical devices that have been implanted that have later been found to be faulty, causing individual terrible injury and further surgeries or medical treatment. Other cases may be related to the auto industry when a vehicle was manufactured without exercising reasonable care that the product would be safe.
Some drug-related cases have evidence that has proven that the pharmaceutical company suppressed evidence of the possible serious side effects to push the drug through to the market. When criminal negligence is evident, this action of failing to alert future consumers that they may suffer serious injury, illness or death, the company involved is going to face even more serious legal repercussions. These actions are not uncommon and when profit takes precedence over the individual and their lives, the company deserves to face paying the highest possible settlement to the injured victims in the mass tort.
Contact a St. Louis mass tort attorney
from Onder, Shelton, O'Leary & Peterson, LLC for help with complex injury cases.