In products and class action cases involving exposure to purportedly hazardous materials, plaintiffs often have trouble demonstrating concrete physical injuries, and in particular concrete physical injuries that would be common across a class. To avoid dismissal and bolster class certification, those plaintiffs sometimes bring so-called “medical monitoring” claims, which seek recovery for the present-day costs
Emily Ullman has a complex civil litigation practice focusing on products liability and mass torts work, primarily representing members of the life sciences industry and consumer goods manufacturers and suppliers across federal and state courts. In addition, she counsels companies facing transactions, regulatory interactions, or strategic decisions that expose them to tort risk.
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