What is a class action lawsuit?
A class action is a case brought against a company whose actions have damaged many people in a similar way. If the case results in a successful recovery, either through settlement or trial, all class members receive their portion of the amount paid by the wrongdoers.
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Additional Class Action Lawsuits FAQs
- What Is A Class Action?
- How Are Individuals Benefited By Class Actions?
- What types of lawsuits end up as class actions?
- What Types Of Claims Are Brought In Securities Class Actions?
- What legal remedies are available for successful class actions?
- Who Brings Class Actions?
- Can consumers bring class actions relating to products or services?
- Do I Have To Own Stock In The Company To Benefit From A Class Action?
- How many people are needed to bring a class action?
- How is a class member informed of his or her rights?
- How do I join a class action?
- What are my obligations as a member of a class action?
- If I have a claim, should I file my own lawsuit?
- When am I entitled to bring my claim in federal or state court?
- Do class actions produce substantial recoveries?
- Can I be bound by a settlement or judgment of a class action?
- How are attorney`s fees paid in a class action?
- I may have been defrauded. How long can I wait to file suit?
- Are unfair deals with insiders or related companies considered fraud?
- What is 'strict liability'?