Class Actions

The class action rule, Federal Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 23, and comparable state rules allow a large group of people with similar legal claims to join together in one civil lawsuit. To pursue a legal claim as a class, the prospective class members must satisfy the requirements for class certification, including numerosity, common questions of law or fact, typicality of the class representatives, and the likelihood of fair and adequate representation. The class action rule has allowed large classes of consumers to hold the manufacturers of defective or dangerous products liable for injuries caused by the products and to receive compensation. Find a class action attorney or class action lawyer below or access more information here in the class action law practice center.

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-  State Consumer Protection Office Websites
-  Class Action Basics-  Class Action Definitions
-  Lawyer Fees in Class Actions-  Anyone Want to be "Lead Plaintiff?"
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-  Ephedra Lawsuits-  Accutane Lawsuits
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