A graduate of the Michael F. Price School of Business at the University of Oklahoma, Jacob Rowe earned undergraduate degrees in both Accounting and Economics before attending the... more
A graduate of the Michael F. Price School of Business at the University of Oklahoma, Jacob Rowe earned undergraduate degrees in both Accounting and Economics before attending the Oklahoma City University School of Law. During law school, Mr. Rowe earned academic distinction as a Merit Scholar and as a member of the Phi Delta Phi Legal Honor Society. He was awarded a CALI Award for Jurispruden... 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.