The emergence of mass torts litigation has revolutionised the legal field by pooling together multiple plaintiffs who have suffered similar harm. This strategy is shifting the dynamics of lawsuits and stimulating changes within the legal framework, fostering increased accountability for corporations. However, this transition also introduces complexities, especially in terms of settlements distribution among numerous plaintiffs, eligibility criteria, and class certification. Legal practitioners are adapting to manage larger groups and use digital platforms for case management. Though mass torts litigation provides an opportunity for collective justice, the complex legal procedures and extended timeframes present challenges for plaintiffs. As such, a balance needs to be maintained between it serving as an instrument of justice and a potential tool for exploitation.
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