Mass tort litigation has become a multi-billion-dollar industry for plaintiffs’ lawyers as they target manufacturers of everything from pharmaceuticals and medical devices to herbicides and military-grade ear plugs. Regardless of the product, the trial bar’s playbook is essentially the same every time. They spend millions of dollars on advertising in plaintiff-friendly Judicial Hellholes® in search of potential claimants. Plaintiffs’ lawyers rely on traditional and social media to bolster litigation, often pushing inaccurate and baseless claims in friendly outlets. Lawyers then partner with so-called experts to provide misleading scientific evidence to support their claims both inside and outside the courtroom. These activities are mostly funded by third-party investors who invest the necessary money up front to initiate these tactics. The goal is to overwhelm the courts with a flood of questionable litigation and pressure the defendant to settle even meritless cases.

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