Class Action Lawsuits

Class Action Lawsuits

What is a Class Action Lawsuit?

A class action lawsuit is a civil suit brought by one or more people on behalf of themselves and others who are in similarly situation. Class action lawsuits brought under state law may extend its jurisdiction to all the members of the class action lawsuit, including out of state, and international members. Class action lawsuits may also be transmitted into the federal court if the claim occurs under federal law, or if all named representative members of the potential plaintiff class are from a different state than the defendant. Any class action lawsuits brought in federal court are consolidated for pre-trail purposes through the device of multi-district litigation (MDL).

Types of Class Action Lawsuits include:

  • Automobile Recalls
  • Avandia
  • Hip Implant Recalls
  • Knee Implant Recalls
  • Unpaid Meal or Break Times
  • Smoking Related Fires (Burn Victims)
  • Smoking Related Fires (Property Damage)

Class Action Lawsuit Lawyers:

A class action lawsuit is a result of consumers being injured as a result of an allegedly defective product; manufacturers having defective or hazardous products that cause harm to the consumer, breach of contracts, securities claims, consumer fraud and stockholders who purchased shares after the company issued deceptive news. When filing a class action lawsuit, it is best to have the guidance of professional who knows how to handle class action lawsuits. Class action lawsuit lawyers help seek justice and protect others in the future. A class action lawsuit case can only be brought successfully if the class action attorney can demonstrate commonality. Commonality means that each class member suffered harm in a similar fashion. Moreover, a competent class action lawsuit lawyer conducts the litigation and keeps abreast of all major developments in the case.

Lawyer Referral Service:

If you are a party to a class action lawsuit, Attorney Search Network can assist you by finding you a competent class action lawsuit lawyer that can evaluate your case.

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