Severance and Removal of Claims

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Defendants in complex tort cases increasingly find

that multiple plaintiffs have joined their claims together,

or that they have been joined with a multitude of other

defendants (often responsible for very different products)

in a single action. While it may sometimes be

appropriate for these claims to be joined, more

commonly such joinder is a scatter-shot approach to litigation

often motivated by plaintiffs

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Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Products Liability Updates, Toxic Torts Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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