class action lawsuit

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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
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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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Columbia Gas of Massachusetts and its parent company, NiSource announced a settlement of all class action lawsuits regarding damages resulting from the September 13, 2018 gas event.
It took a long time for the business to come back."<br />The six separate class action lawsuits filed against PCL were consolidated into a single case.
A bill headed to the House for a vote on Thursday would reform class action lawsuits in the U.S., but opponents say the law would create such difficult hurdles to advancing class action suits in the courts that it would make the practice virtually impossible.&nbsp;
A Class action lawsuits require a thorough Analysis of numerous aspects of each claim.
Robbins Arroyo LLP, a shareholder rights law firm that represents individual and institutional investors in shareholder derivative and securities class action lawsuits, has said that a class action lawsuit has been filed against Suffolk Bancorp (NYSE: SCNB) in the Supreme Court for the State of New York, County of Suffolk.
In February 2015, two proposed shareholder class action lawsuits were filed against Amira Nature Foods Ltd in the US District Court for the Central District of California.
Brandon Gaskins of Moore & Van Allen wrote for InsideCounsel in November 2014, lawsuits from shareholders and business partners can have an even bigger impact on the breached company's bottom line than even customers' class action lawsuits.
It stopped short of tossing out a quarter-century-old legal theory that might have ended securities class action lawsuits altogether.
FOR CORPORATIONS, THE THREAT of class action lawsuits is a cumbersome and expensive legal " challenge that can sap budgets at a moment's notice.
* Nearly half of firms sued in class action lawsuits in 2008 were financial services companies
You may remember that Sony updated the PS3 Terms of Service in September to forbid users from filing class action lawsuits against Sony if they wanted to access the PlayStation Network service.
US mobile network operator AT&T Inc (NYSE:T) today announced a proposed settlement of class action lawsuits which related to certain billing practices of AT&T Wireless Services Inc.