Being a victim of a mass tort can be overwhelming. However, you are not alone. A “tort” is a personal injury or death caused by the negligent or reckless act of another person or company. A “mass tort” occurs when the negligent or reckless act of another person or company causes serious personal injuries or deaths on “mass” basis. Typically, mass torts are associated with toxic exposures to defective products like asbestos, dangerous pharmaceutical drugs or defective medical devices, which cause multiple serious injuries or wrongful deaths.

If you or someone you love has been injured by toxic exposure to a defective product such as a dangerous drug or by use of a defective medical device, call a personal injury attorney at Kirkendall Dwyer LLP. Our attorneys understands that those suffering from personal injuries or deaths arising from defective products face difficult challenges and require a personal injury law firm with the resources and skills necessary to file a claim and obtain the maximum compensation possible.


When a defective product causes the injury or death of a loved one, lives are turned upside down. Looking for a trustworthy personal injury lawyer may not be at the top of your priority list. However, there are three main reasons to promptly contact a personal injury lawyer to handle your product liability claim. First, there are time limits that may prevent you from pursuing your defective product or personal injury claim at a later date. Thus, it is important to contact a Houston personal injury attorney so they can file your claim and preserve your legal rights. Second, major corporations and insurance companies already have large legal teams in place ready to defend and litigate potential personal injury claims on a national basis. Thus, it is important to timely build a legal team that has the resources necessary to successfully fight against large corporations on a national basis.

Third, the attorneys at Kirkendall Dwyer LLP have years of extensive experience handling individual claims like yours on a national scale. Kirkendall Dwyer LLP has the resources and experience necessary to maximize your recovery and hold large companies responsible for mass torts.

For more information about filing a mass tort claim and a free consultation, call one of our attorneys today. You only pay Kirkendall Dwyer LLP if and when we prevail in your case. Therefore, the investigation and prosecution of your individual claim does not require any out-of-pocket expense on your part.

Contact a Texas personal injury attorney from our office today regarding your potential mass tort claim.


One example of a mass tort is the litigation involving mothers who took antidepressants (SSRIs/SNRIs) during pregnancy and had children born with birth defects or autism. This litigation is considered a mass tort, because the irresponsible and reckless conduct of certain pharmaceutical companies caused a high volume of personal injuries and deaths throughout the United States and worldwide. In other words, the pharmaceutical companies who manufacture PaxilZoloftCelexa, Depakote, Effexor, and Prozac failed to warn doctors and mothers that Paxil, Zoloft, Celexa, Depakote, Effexor, and/or Prozac taken during pregnancy cause heart defects as well as other serious birth defects. A birth defect lawyer at Kirkendall Dwyer LLP can help evaluate your potential birth defect claim and determine how to successfully maximize your potential recovery.


Similarly, injuries and deaths from defective medical devices can create a mass tort. The DePuy ASR XL Acetabular system and the DePuy ASR Hip Fracturing System are examples of two defective medical devices that have caused serious personal injures in patients all over the United States. Call a a defective medical device lawyer at Kirkendall Dwyer LLP to handle your DePuy injury claim today.

If you or a loved one has been injured by a defective product, including a defective drug or medical device, or by the negligent conduct of a person or company, call a Houston personal injury lawyer at Kirkendall Dwyer LLP for a free consultation.