Cashing In On Class Action Settlements

Class Action SettlementsHow can you win a lawsuit without paying for a lawyer? Be a member of a class action lawsuit that settles.

A class action lawsuit starts as a David vs. Goliath struggle when an ordinary consumer takes on a corporate giant. Many others might be in the same position as David, although they may not know it. For example, you may be unaware that a company violated a consumer protection law when you bought its advertised product, or that you were the victim of employment discrimination. So instead of having multiple expensive and time-consuming lawsuits, all the affected consumers can become plaintiffs in a single lawsuit. And they don’t have to pay out of pocket for a lawyer.

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4 Responses to Cashing In On Class Action Settlements

  1. themagic says:

    Is there someplace that lists all the class action lawsuits that are currently ongoing?

  2. Valerie S. Johnson says:

    I’m not aware of any centralized list, but you can find some if you google “class action settlement”.

    You usually find out when you receive a notice if there’s a good chance you would be a member of the class, although it’s normally a complete surprise to find out that a lawsuit was filed years previously.

  3. ben says:

    The lawyers generally fare much better in class-action lawsuits than the class members do.

    I recommend John Grisham’s novel The King of Torts for an entertaining and interesting look into the world of class action attorneys.

  4. Bernadette Roberts says:

    Please let me know more on this actin lawsuit,what needs to be filled out…I bought a diamond ring in 1994..

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