Class Action Lawsuits and Class Action Defense Attorneys
Individuals who receive notification of a class action lawsuit have a limited period of time to opt out of the "class" pertaining to a specific suit. Those individuals who do not opt out in a timely manner may automatically become members of the class and their rights to recovery may be limited by the final result of the class action lawsuit.
Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(a) states the prerequisites for the maintenance of a class action lawsuit. The rule states:
"One or more members of a class may sue or be sued as representative parties on behalf of all members only if:
(1) the class is so numerous that joinder of all members is impracticable,
(2) there are questions of law or fact common to the class,
(3) the claims or defenses of the representative parties are typical of the claims or defenses of the class, and
(4) the representative parties will fairly and adequately protect the interests of the class."
If you are a business facing the potential of multiple claims, a class action certification could be advantageous or disadvantageous, depending on a number of factors including the potential number of claims and the likelihood of liability exposure for such claims.
Experienced Class Action Defense Attorneys
Holman Law is pleased to assist business owners throughout the nation in the defense of class action litigation. Holman Law has been trusted by respected local, and national corporations to handle complex litigation matters affecting the core of their business future.
Holman Law excels in the courtroom and has achieved multimillion-dollar victories on behalf of clients at trial or through summary judgments in our clients’ favor.
Holman Law has been involved in class action litigation for more than thirty years.
Holman Law knows how to handles matters efficiently to achieve either a winning result or a timely settlement that best protects a client’s interests and minimizes potential risks.
To contact a class action attorney at Holman Law, contact us at (212) 481-1336 or toll-free at (866) 204-1020 or contact us by email.