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  • noun

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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The plaintiff attorneys are seeking class action status for the suits, arguing that the HMOs participated in "a nationwide fraudulent scheme" to enroll members by promising quality health care, then denying needed services in order to increase profits.
District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana, seeks class action status intended to benefit all residents of the United States who purchased a Toyota vehicle of model years 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and/or 2010 that is subject to the recalls.
Recently, in a 2-1 split decision, a three-judge panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned the District Judge's decision denying class action status.
The petition seeks class action status for all landowners who leased their property to Glencrest Resources, LLC.
At the same time, there are defenses with excellent track records that corporate counsel need to know about, several of which can greatly reduce risk at the outset by defeating class action status.
the three judge panel upheld the denial of class action status July 27.
March 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Andresen & Associates and The Jackson Law Group PLLC, Charlotte-based law firms with extensive experience in mortgage fraud and class litigation, today announced that a lawsuit seeking class action status has been filed against Beazer Homes Corp.
The first attempt to grant the case class action status occurred in February 2003, and was denied by the Court.
NEW YORK -- Paskowitz & Associates has filed a lawsuit seeking class action status in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of all persons who purchased the publicly traded securities of Jarden Corp.
The action, seeking class action status, was filed in the United States District Court for the District of Arizona on behalf of purchasers of Zila, Inc.
ATLANTA -- Chitwood Harley Harnes LLP announces that it has filed a lawsuit seeking class action status in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York on behalf of all persons (the "Class") who purchased the securities of DHB Industries, Inc.
A New Jersey state court judge has rejected plaintiffs' bid for class action status in a series of lawsuits filed against the tobacco industry, adding to a growing trend that shows class-actions are not appropriate in tobacco litigation.