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Synonyms for class action

a lawsuit brought by a representative member of a large group of people on behalf of all members of the group

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Dabit, the high court ruled that plaintiffs' lawyers no longer may bring securities class action lawsuits in state courts where the securities at issue are listed nationally and traded on a national exchange.
Questions and Answers Concerning CMA's Participation in a Class Action Lawsuit Against Major For Profit Health Plans.
Although class action lawsuits allow legal recourse against large corporations, most people believe that the monetary benefits are enjoyed mainly by lawyers, the results of a recent Insurance Research Council survey reveal.
Today's lawsuit marks the fourth class action lawsuit filed against Carrier Corporation for failing to disclose defects in its furnaces.
The class action lawsuit seeks to enjoin Nintendo from continuing its unfair or deceptive business practices as it relates to the Nintendo Wii.
This is the first class action lawsuit filed on behalf of all Israeli consumers to seek compensation for serious injuries and deaths caused by a dangerous drug," said Mr.
As previously announced by the Company on August 15, 2005, the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey dismissed, without prejudice and with leave to file an amended Consolidated Complaint, the previous Consolidated Amended Class Action lawsuit which was filed against Bio-Technology General Corporation (BTG), now known as Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Following the entry of the order and final judgment in the federal court class action lawsuit, there has been a 30-day period to appeal the order and final judgment.
Callahan, McCune & Willis has settled several major class action lawsuits against major retailers in the past including Mervyns, Oracle and Radio Shack.
The Mason Law Firm announced today that it filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Joseph L.
Abuse of the class action lawsuit system includes frivolous claims, gaming of the system to keep cases in lenient state courts, and collusive statements.
com/cases/sierra/) today announced that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of Sierra Wireless, Inc.
The class action lawsuit filed on May 14, 2003 by Richard Meyer, individually and on behalf of all others similarly situated, against Paradigm Medical and certain former executive officers in the United States District Court for the District of Utah, which was consolidated into a single action on June 28, 2004 with two other class action lawsuits -- the class action lawsuit filed by Michael Marone on June 2, 2003 and the class action lawsuit filed by Lidia Milian on July 21, 2003 against the Company and its former executive officers in the same court.