Class Action Lawsuits
The purpose of any kind of class action litigation is to give an average individual the chance to take on some of the biggest private entities and corporations in the world, giving the individual person the chance to redress any wrong done by these major entities.
Attempting to handle this on your own without the help of an experienced attorney can be overwhelming and extremely frustrating, but class action lawsuits give the average lay person the opportunity to hold these companies accountable by banding together hundreds or sometimes hundreds of thousands of people in one lawsuit. This gives the case a higher level of credibility and merit and forces the defendant to pay attention.
For many of the victims involved in class action litigation, this is the only meaningful way to attempt to address fraud, widespread discrimination or other legal violations. You can take the case of any class action litigation cases against major car companies or major tobacco companies in the past to understand how a class action litigation can help.
Why Do I Need a Class Action Lawsuit Attorney?
Without the help of an experienced attorney, your ability to take on a major corporation seems unlikely if not impossible. Class action lawsuits are one of the only ways to get a corporation’s attention and to hold them accountable if you have been injured as a result of their actions. Only experienced class action lawsuit attorneys should handle your case. This gives you the confidence that someone knowledgeable is handling the situation, but it also gives you peace of mind that someone is looking out for your best interests. Class action lawsuits give voices to victims that might otherwise be silenced.
Some of the current class action litigation cases we are handling as it relates to auto manufacturers include:
- Acura hands-free link technology
- Honda and Volvo recurring battery drains
- Mercedes Blue TEC clean diesel
- Audi and VW timing chain tensioner system
- Chevy Colorado GMC Canyon and Chevy Cruise clean diesel
Some of the current class action lawsuit investigations we are handling right now include:
Current class action litigation cases we are investigating include:
What You Need to Know About ERISA
Pension fraud is another area in which class action litigation may be helpful from redressing wrongs. The employee retirement income security act was enacted so that individuals in the United States could have safety and security regarding their retirement plan funds.
Our knowledgeable ERISA lawyers have fought for tens of thousands of Bell South employees who sustained damages after their pension administrator conducted fiduciary breaches in their 401(k) management, retired Delta Airlines pilots, whose pension benefits were at risk, and 425 bakery and confectionary union workers. Our current ERISA class action litigation claims argue that planned amendments eliminating union’s golden 80 and 90 early retirement benefits classification is in violation of ERISA.
Basics of A Class Action Lawsuit
From a legal perspective, class action litigation provides an efficient way to settle similar or identical legal issues by unifying attorney efforts and court decisions. Class action attorneys can react to a single set of court decisions rather than having to refer to several inconsistent rulings across different courts. In class action litigation, plaintiffs get equitable treatment and reward, which makes the process even simpler.
Another major benefit to class action litigation is that the settlement funds are preserved. This means that this prevents early cases from preventing the opportunity for later filers to get compensation by ensuring that all victim cases are settled under one class action settlement and its terms.
When partnering with other injured individuals under the guidance of a class action lawyer, the little guy has a chance to take on major corporations and hold these companies accountable when company behavior puts consumers at risk.
Hiring A Class Action Law Firm
Seeger Weiss is proud to represent classes of plaintiffs, individuals, public companies, government entities and private organizations in state and federal class action litigation cases across the country. We frequently serve in leadership positions and have earned a reputation as some of the most effective and experienced class action litigators. Learn more about this by contacting us.
Choosing the right law firm is critical when you have a class action claim. You want the confidence of knowing that you’ve partnered with a law firm recognized as a leader across the country. Having handled many claims and taken the lead on some major class action lawsuits in the past decade, it’s no surprise that Seeger Weiss has earned a reputation as a formidable opponent for the corporations named in these suits.
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