Current Class Action Lawsuits

As a general rule, class action lawsuits involve a group of people in some capacity: A collective class, even bound together over the issue of a misrepresented product, suing a defendant, or a group of defendants, individual negligent companies, for instance, being sued by an individual. While more class action suits 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.

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

Additionally, these types of cases do tend to have drawbacks. Before the lawsuit even progresses, the collective group must be defined as a class. Federal courts, as well, may 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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Judge OKs Huge Credit Card Settlement
A U.S. federal judge approved an estimated $5.7 billion class action settlement between merchants and Visa and MasterCard.

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