Legal Advice for Class Action — 88 results
Written by attorney Joseph Weeks, about 4 years ago.
Numerosity A critical preliminary issue is whether the number of members of the class who share a common right is so large that a class action is the superior means by which to litigate... more
Written by Avvo Staff, about 6 years ago.
Class action is when a group of people (referred
to as the class) with the same complaint join together to bring a lawsuit
against a company or organization. Class action may apply (1)... more
Written by attorney Joseph Saunders, over 2 years ago.
Actos is a drug prescribed for diabetes that is intended to help control blood sugar. Some Actos users are developing bladder cancer. Many of these Actos users who develop bladder cancer... more
Written by attorney William Sweetnam, over 3 years ago.
What Is a Class Action? A class action is a legal procedure used to prosecute efficiently a lawsuit in which a large number of people have been injured by a common act or set of actions.... more
Written by attorney Beth Ann Klein, over 4 years ago.
If I join a class, what is my role? If you simply join a class action, and you are not a class representative, your role will be very small. Most of the time, your job will be to complete... more
Written by attorney Fred T Isquith, about 5 years ago.
Class Action Defined A class action is a court procedure that allows one or more plaintiffs in court to bring claims on behalf of the plaintiff(s) as well as other persons not in court who... more
Written by attorney Michael Hassen, over 5 years ago.
The plaintiff must have an individual claim to bring a class action claim. Because a class action does not create any substantive rights, the plaintiff in a class action must, first and... more
Written by attorney William Daniels, over 4 years ago.
1. Class Actions Help Address Common Problems. A notice in the mail is usually how we learn that we might be connected to a class action. The notice might say that a claim has been made on... more
Written by attorney Brian Herrington, over 4 years ago.
Read Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure The starting point for certifying a class action is familiarizing yourself with Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Rule... more
Written by attorney Reed Kathrein, almost 5 years ago.
Pay attention if a class action is filed. While you may be able to file your own individual action, if your losses are too small to justify hiring a lawyer and filing suit, you or someone... more
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