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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The decision has huge implications for the future of class action suits, which largely exist to allow plaintiffs to pursue claims collectively when it is too expensive to do so individually.
After the class action suit was filed, AT&T petitioned the Fourth Circuit Court of Duval County, asking Judge L.
The class action suit settled for $110 million in February was brought by corn farmers, who argued that their sales were damaged by a backlash against corn caused by the StarLink panic.
whose MMFs also dropped below par in November, are also considering joining in the class action suit, company officials said.
S-353 is a federal bill that would authorize federal courts to hear national interstate class action suits and allow defendants to move national class action cases from state to federal court.
But California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform has filed three class action suits against the state of California in federal court.
Thanks to aggressive consumer groups and the popularity of the class action suit, the playing field for junk science has leveled out a little.
A class action suit filed against Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ) (NYSE: ANZ) (ANZ.
A class action suit seeking to represent all boat builders not represented in the Little Rock case has been stayed on the merits of the claims pending the outcome of the appeal.
This class action suit also named various officers and directors of SRC and the company's auditor, Deloitte, Haskins & Sells (now Deloitte & Touche).
Citigroup(NYSE:C) agreed to pay USD590m to investors who had brought a class action suit against the bank for losses incurred because the bank allegedly hid the real facts of its exposure to collateralised debt obligations (COD)
District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin denying a group of Wisconsin residents' motion to certify their case as a class action suit against the U.
Credit concerns are the system's pressure to fund long term capital needs, the long term impact of the $265 million DOJ settlement, lack of historical profitability and a pending class action suit associated with Medicare outlier reimbursement issues.
PHILADELPHIA, July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A class action suit has been filed in Philadelphia against corporations involved in the manufacturing, marketing and distribution of a medical device known as an inflatable penile implant.
Plavix Patients' Lawsuit Comes on Heels of Class Action Suit Announced by Third-Party Payors Last Week