actions appear to be on the rise, lawyers in the field said, and that seems to be driving the focus of a number of Pennsylvania firms that do class action work.
15, AN 11TH CIRCUIT PANEL reversed itself on a ruling that would have deprived federal courts in the circuit of jurisdiction over most consumer class
The consumer class
defense provides a mechanism for consumers to act collectively to pursue litigation or settlement when their interests diverge from those of the producer defendant.
To prevent this failure of justice, many state legislatures have enacted statutes that authorize the commencement of consumer class
The settlement also provided for one of the largest "cy pres" funds in a consumer class
action during 2009.
As detailed in the report, Consumer Class
Action Settlements: 2010-2013 Settlements Increasing, With a Focus on Privacy, NERA found that the average settlement value over the four-year period, which was influenced by several large settlements, was $56.
VITEC Solutions ("VITEC"), a portfolio company of Empire Investment Holdings, is a single-source provider of business technology solutions and today announced that it has attained Consumer Class
status with Hewlett Packard.
You'll find out about: travel consumer class
action procedures and tactics; settling class actions with coupons or credits; and holding hotels and airlines responsible for overbooking and "bumping.
The lawsuit, filed in the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts by Lerach Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP, the nation's most successful shareholder and consumer class
action law firm, Lee & Amtzis, P.
Steven Cooper, seminar chair and chair of Anderson Kill's commercial litigation department, said, "The laws governing consumer class
actions are broadly worded and provide great latitude to plaintiffs.
Wasylyk is a Providence, Rhode Island based law firm specializing in consumer class
actions that represents plaintiffs throughout Rhode Island and the United States.
Dozens of multi-million dollar awards have been achieved by using innovative and aggressive legal techniques in such areas as: consumer class
actions, insurance bad faith and complex business litigation.