Welcome to Law.com Class Actions: Critical Mass, a weekly, briefing for class action and mass tort attorneys.

This week: A bankruptcy judge allowed the states of Mississippi and New Mexico to appeal his order staying their talcum powder lawsuits. Plaintiff lawyers proposed a team of 27 attorneys to lead the Exactech lawsuits, and many of them are younger. Find out who represents real estate software firm RealPage in a dozen antitrust lawsuits brought by renters.