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A legal action by one or more plaintiffs on their own behalf, and on the behalf of other persons with an identical interest in an alleged wrong

class action lawsuit

Medical liability A legal action by one or more plaintiffs on their own behalf, and on the behalf of other persons with an identical interest in an alleged wrong. See Agent Orange, Breast implants, Dalkon shield, Shiley valve.
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Boston Exchange, NASDAQ: APHC) has been served with a notice of intent to file a Class Action suit against the company by a dissident group of shareholders led by Edward B.
Such risks and uncertainties include, without limitation, the Company's continued ability to increase revenue; the future success of workshops domestically and internationally; the ability to continue to increase additional ancillary product revenue; the results of litigation including but not limited to the class action suit; the Company's ability to attract and retain key management and other personnel; the results of Class Action suits filed; the company's resolution of the Texas proceeding; employees complying with company policy and laws.
Kenneth Fischer, a Miami neurologist who is the single named plaintiff in a class action suit recently filed against the Miami-based company.
16, regarding a petition for a class action suit against a New York-based manufacturer of generic drugs which allegedly deliberately produced and sold fraudulent and contaminated generic versions of eight different prescription medications between 1984 and 1991.
28 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday's ruling on a class action suit filed by Philadelphia public housing residents was extremely favorable for its plaintiffs, according to plaintiffs' attorney, Maryann Monheit-Bell.
AMERIWOOD, ATLANTIS GROUP CONCLUDE AGREEMENT; CLASS ACTION SUIT SETTLED
AMEX: UBS) today said that it is being sued by an alleged stockholder of the company and by an alleged purchaser of options to purchase the company's common stock, in a purported class action suit, under Section 10(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
LEAD was developed in conjunction with NERA Economic Consulting, also a subsidiary of Marsh & McLennan Companies, and incorporates a wide range of statistically significant variables in its analysis of the likelihood of a securities class action suit.
Court in Boston has dismissed a class action suit brought against the
NASDAQ: AQTN) announced today that a class action suit has been initiated against the company in the Federal District Court of Western Michigan.
The class action suit alleges, among other grievances, a) money had and received, b) unjust enrichment, and c) unfair and unlawful business practices.
Under the terms of the agreement, counsel representing the plaintiffs in the class action suit can continue to use the name of the hospital in the web address, use the hospital's name in search information, and update the site as developments in the suit occur.