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Unveiling the Alarming Truth: The Shocking Data Behind Mass Torts in America

Unveiling the Alarming Truth: The Shocking Data Behind Mass Torts in America

Mass torts dominate America's legal landscape, covering everything from asbestos exposure to the opioid crisis. These cases create an overwhelming amount of data that reveals a worrisome image. The scale of mass torts in the U.S. is vast, with a constant increase in filings, multi-billion-dollar settlements, and a widespread impact on society. Mass tort filings have notably risen in recent decades, with a standout 37% increase in multi-district litigation in 2016, primarily mass tort cases. Asbestos-related lawsuits are the largest mass tort in U.S. history, with over 730,000 claimants. Lawsuits against pharmaceutical companies due to the opioid crisis also contribute significantly. Yet, only 3% of mass tort claims reach trial, leading to broad financial implications and demands for tort reform. Understanding this complex area requires diligent statistical research.

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