The 21st-century legal landscape is heavily influenced by mass torts, stemming from defective product damage, environmental harm, and corporate misconduct. They've reshaped industry dynamics and regulatory policies, exemplified by major cases like the opioid crisis litigation and the VW Emissions Scandal. The strategy for these complex procedures, marked by their intricacy, has evolved towards multidistrict litigation to manage large case volumes. Despite challenges to ensure fair representation and economic stability, mass torts enforce corporate liability and offer vital recompense for victims of widespread harm. As we progress further into the 21st-century, technological advancements will continue to impact mass torts, and ethical debates around these proceedings will contribute significantly to their development.
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