Caroline is a 2007 graduate of the University of Alabama and a 2011 graduate of... more
Caroline is a 2007 graduate of the University of Alabama and a 2011 graduate of Bowen School of Law in Little Rock, Arkansas. At Alabama, she graduated cum laude with a degree in political science and minor in history and was a member of Phi Mu Sorority. When Caroline was in law school, she was treasurer of the Christian Legal Society and a member of the Arkansas Association of Women Lawyers a... view profile
A class action lawsuit is a particular kind of litigation, used when a large number of people have the same problem with a company's product or activities. Many companies have had class action lawsuits filed against them, including Apple Computer, Farmers Insurance, Burger King, LP Siding, Microsoft, and Coppertone. Class action lawsuits are also filed against companies for product defects that could potentially hurt anyone buying their products. Asbestos and tobacco class action claims are examples, as are the drug class action cases against the manufacturers of Accutane, Celebrex, Ephedra, Vioxx, and Paxil. Class action attorneys can discuss the pros and cons of a class action lawsuit with you if you think one may be appropriate. Class action lawyers are usually paid on contingency, which means they receive a percentage of the money paid if you win the lawsuit.