The Difference Between Class Action and Mass Tort in US Law

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Author: James Barry, Partner  Outside of the relatively small group of attorneys that make a living pursuing class actions and mass tort cases, there is significant confusion about what the terms ‘class action’ and ‘mass tort’ mean and how the cases differ. The confusion likely stems from the fact that both class action and mass […]

EPA Takes Major Steps to Protect the Public from Toxic PFOS and PFOA in U.S. Drinking Water

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Author: Daniel J. Harrison, Esq. On October 18, 2021, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its PFAS Strategic Roadmap announcing plans to address the urgent public health and environmental crises stemming from the widespread use of per-and poly-fluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) across the United States. PFAS are a group of dangerous man-made chemicals that have […]

Two Million Baby Swings and Rockers Recalled Due to Strangulation Hazard

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A recall of over 2 million RockaRoo Baby Rockers and MamaRoo Baby Swings has been voluntarily initiated following the death of a 10-month-old baby. It was announced on August 15, 2022, that 4moms and the Consumer Product Safety Commission were recalling these products, warning that crawling infants could become entangled and subsequently strangled to death […]

We are Pogust Goodhead: name change and expansion announced by global law firm

Global law firm PGMBM will now be known as Pogust Goodhead after a succession of litigation victories. Following a landmark ruling ensuring mining giant BHP will face their day of reckoning in the English courts over the Mariana dam disaster, the law firm will also be expanding its services in Brazil.  Pogust Goodhead expansion With the addition […]