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As a general overview, class action lawsuits involve a group of people in some capacity: A collective class, formed together over the issue of a faulty product, suing a defendant, or a band of defendants, individual negligent companies, as an example, being sued by an individual. While more class action lawsuits are filed on behalf of product liability claims, other types of cases end up in court, too, including groups of shareholders suing for business fraud, workers, and residents over environmental disasters.

Each case, which can be filed in either state or federal court, class action lawsuits has its benefits. Because less witnesses overlap, the trial process inevitably moves along faster, while the overall cost of litigation tends to be lower than for individual plaintiffs filing alone.

On the other hand, these types of cases do tend to have drawbacks. Before the lawsuit even moves forward, the collective group must be defined as a class. Federal courts, as well, can dismiss class action lawsuits if the defendants are state governments or officials or if the plaintiffs number less than {one hundred,100.

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