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A class action is a type of lawsuit in which one or several persons sue on behalf of a larger group of persons, referred to as "the class." While the subject matter of class action lawsuits can vary widely, two factors are almost always present for every class action:
5 Facts You Need to Know About Class Action Lawsuits. July 13, 2016 @ 9:16 am. Class action lawsuits may grab headlines and make for compelling news stories, but many people do not understand the scope of these legal cases and the impact they may have on future laws and regulations. More importantly, few people understand how these lawsuits can impact them personally or how to get involved if
Class Action: An OverviewA class action is a procedural device that permits one or more plaintiffs to file and prosecute a lawsuit on behalf of a larger group, or "class". Put simply, the device allows courts to manage lawsuits that would otherwise be unmanageable if each class member (individuals who have suffered the same wrong at the hands of the defendant) were required to be joined in the
A class action lawsuit is filed on behalf of a group of people who have been in some way injured by the actions of a company. It is common to see such lawsuits filed by members of the company if hiring or salary practices have been illegal. Another type is filed against a drug company for making illegal claims about their product, or for
Drivers across America filed a class action lawsuit against Toyota over vehicles with defective engines that burn excessive amounts of oil. Volkswagen Lawsuit. Closed. Volkswagen owners have sued VW because the high-performance, low-emissions cars they were promised may actually pollute at
A class action lawsuit occurs when many people with the same type of claim sue the same defendants for damages. For example, you may have been injured by a medical device like one of the women who suffered autoimmune disease after receiving a silicone breast implant.