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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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Scotland's is considering the adoption of US-style 'opt-out' class actions, thereby increasing the threat claims pose to businesses, writes Graeme MacLeod
The trend of more class action suits could be a bit of "monkey see, monkey do," Werner said.
25, 2013) (employees pressured daily to sign agreements which were introduced after class action had already been initiated); SA-PG Sun City Ctr., LLC v.
When AT&T sent them a bill for the sales tax on the phone--$30.22--they sued and sought to litigate the matter as a class action. But the contract of sale included an agreement to arbitrate and a class action waiver.
the consequences of class actions and class action doctrine, while
"The bill will undermine the enforcement of this nation's civil rights laws and upend decades of settled class action law," said a (https://www.themarshallproject.org/documents/3512627-Civil-Rights-Groups-Strongly-Oppose-H-R-985#.QiijkzdNJ) letter sent last month to the House Judiciary Committee signed by 121 civil rights groups, including the ACLU and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund.
In this two-hour live Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders brought together by The Knowledge Group will explain the fundamental aspects of class action settlements.
Reportedly, the class action purported to state claims for violation of Section 11 and Section 15 of the Securities Act and Section 10(b) and Section 20(a) of the Exchange Act.
Kalanick, a putative class action by Uber users alleging antitrust violations against Uber Technologies Inc.
Iams said her firm is mostly seeing class actions at the federal level, but some are winding up in state court.
As a commercial litigation partner at Kutak Rock, your practice area includes defense of class actions. What trends are you seeing in class-action cases being brought to court?