Kurt is a founding member of the law firm Offner, Scott & Inzina, APLC. Kurt is a... more
Kurt is a founding member of the law firm Offner, Scott & Inzina, APLC. Kurt is a leading authority and one of few attorneys throughout the country who practices Pawnbroker Law. Kurt and Dr. Wayne M. Babovich co-authored Federal Laws Affecting Pawnbrokers and Louisiana Law of Pawn and Secondhand Dealers (4th Ed.). Kurt is currently involved in the BP litigation and represents the University of ... 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.