class action

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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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In addition, the court permanently enjoined class members in the lawsuit and their successors and assigns from instituting any other actions against the Company and its former executive officers that had been or could have been asserted by the class members against the Company and its former executive officers in the federal court class action lawsuit.
Supreme Court) ruling marked the death knell of class action lawsuits against managed care companies that are based on federal benefits law and racketeering claims.
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.
As a condition to the settlement agreements, the courts in the federal and state court class action lawsuits must have entered orders granting final approval of the settlements reached in those respective actions, and such orders must have become final and non-appealable.
The bipartisan bill creates uniform rules regarding where class action lawsuits can be filed and moves many class action lawsuits, especially interstate lawsuits and those with national implications, from state courts to federal courts.
Class action lawsuits were established as a means of resolving lawsuits involving large numbers of individuals with similar claims.
The remaining set of Class Action lawsuits is part of what is referred to as the "IPO laddering" claims.
A nationwide effort by state medical associations to file class action lawsuits against the major offending insurance companies is now under way.
NYSE: LA) today announced that the United States District Court for the Central District of California approved the Company's Settlement Agreements with respect to three separate consolidated shareholder securities class action lawsuits against the Company.
amp; TORONTO -- Class counsel announced that homeowners in Wisconsin and Ontario filed today separate class action lawsuits against Carrier Corporation, the manufacturer of Carrier and Bryant condensing furnaces (also marketed under the brand names "Day & Night" and "Payne").