Toxic Torts and Mass Torts

By Brent M. Rosenthal Abstract If asbestos litigation is the “mother” of all mass tort litigation, as more than one commentator has suggested, then the state of Texas could fairly be described as the mother’s birthplace. It is widely acknowledged...

Business Torts

By Charles M. Hosch, Lauren T. Becker, and Kimberly E. Hodgman Abstract This Survey period saw further developments and exposed some new and interesting questions in the law of trade secrets, tortious interference, false advertising, and other business torts. It also...

Toxic Torts and Mass Torts

By Brent M. Rosenthal Abstract In the areas of toxic tort and mass tort litigation, the 2009 to 2010 Survey period was notable not for landmark judicial decisions or landscape-changing legislation, but for the emergence of new mass torts of enormous potential scope...