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As a general overview, class action lawsuits involve a group of people in some capacity: A collective class, even bound together over the issue of a defective product, suing a defendant, or a band of defendants, multiple negligent companies, for instance, being sued by or persons. While more class action lawsuits are filed on behalf of product liability claims, other case types end up in court, too, including shareholders suing for corporate fraud, workers, and residents over environmental disasters.

With a case, which may be filed in either federal or state court, class action lawsuits has its pluses. Because a limited number of witnesses overlap, the trial process understandably moves along more efficiently, while the overall cost of litigation tends to be lower than for one off plaintiffs filing alone.

On the other hand, these types of cases do tend to have drawbacks. Before the lawsuit even progresses, the collective group must be named as a class. Federal courts, as well, may stop class actions if the defendants are state governments or officials or if the plaintiffs number less than {one hundred,100.

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