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Publication Source Archive: Law.com Critical Mass

Law.com Reports on Texas PFAS Class Action Lawsuit

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This class action was filed on behalf of the Lubbock, TX residents against AFFF manufacturers for claims of PFAS exposure. DownloadRead the article

Law.com Editor’s Pick Selects $17.5M AFFF Settlement

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Law.com’s global newsroom covers litigation at every level, from bet-the-company cases involving multinational litigants to local personal injury lawsuits with statewide implications. Here you’ll find the best of our litigation trend analysis and in-depth commentary from practitioners and judges, along with our coverage of key players, breaking news, game-changing rulings, major recoveries and international cases.…Read the article

Law.com Reports On Roundup Class Settlement Opposition

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Nearly a dozen firms, including Napoli Shkolnik and others, sought an extension to a July 13 deadline to oppose the class settlement, many of them stating that such a deal had “never before been attempted in the history of American jurisprudence” and raised “profound questions” under Rule 23, federal statutes and the U.S. Constitution. “It…Read the article

MDL Leadership Is Gaining in Diversity/Gender Gap

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Plaintiffs’ lawyers appointed to lead multi-district litigation are starting to come from outside what some critics have called the “Good Ol’ Boys” network. The change is fairly recent: From 2011 to 2016, women made up on average 17 percent of all appointments, according to a 2017 report called “Vying for the Lead in the Boys’…Read the article