A class action is a civil court procedure under which one party, or a group of parties, may sue as representatives of a larger class. Class actions in Federal Court are governed Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23. Class actions allow attorneys to vindicate the rights of a large group where no individual party has sufficient economic incentive to bring suit on his/her own. Oftentimes, these cases involve automobile defects, hidden credit card or telecommunications charges, drug/pharmaceutical drug overpricing, defective pharmaceutical drugs, insurance fraud and securities fraud.
The attorneys at the McNulty Law Firm are knowledgeable and proficient in handling class action lawsuits as well as complicated business torts. If you or someone you know feel that you’ve been a part of a group that has experienced a wrong-doing, contact the McNulty Law Firm for a free consultation.