Representation for Class Action Lawsuits
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When a company, individual, or organization causes harm to several individuals, they can choose to file a joint lawsuit that benefits the entire group. These are known as class action lawsuits and can be advantageous to all the individuals filing, since they will not need to initiate separate lawsuits. The group also presents a much more intimidating force, calling for extra accountability from defendants.
For example, when just one person files a lawsuit, the entire burden of proof and evidence is on their shoulders. However, when multiple people come together, numerous stories can validate a claim much more efficiently and give the extra weight necessary to take on large entities.
Grounds for Making Class Action Lawsuits
Many times, businesses or manufacturers make poor decisions that eventually become serious problems for their consumers. For example, say a car was sold with defective seatbelts that caused injuries to hundreds of people who purchased that vehicle. Those who were injured can band together to file a class action lawsuit against the manufacturer for their
Here are some other examples of class action lawsuits:
- Consumer protection
- Pension fraud
- False advertising
- Labor code violations
- Employment lawsuits
- Products liability
- Breach of contract or warranty claims
- Toxic tort
In another situation, a group of employees can take legal action if they believe they were being victimized by unethical workplace practices, such as discrimination, unfair compensation or lack of payment. There are countless other incidents where a large group of people experience injuries due to the same negligence from an individual, entity, or business. If you are interested in learning more about class action lawsuits or need help pursuing one, speak to our Chicago litigation attorneys for immediate legal assistance!
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At Duncan Law Group, we pride ourselves on always striving to deliver excellent results. One of the ways we do this is to foster a solid client-attorney relationship. When you call on us, we listen to your concerns and do everything in our power to meet all of your goals. Our lawyers are especially passionate about representing clients who have been needlessly injured. In our years of practice as a firm, we have recovered tens of millions of dollars for clients. Put us to work to find recovery for your case as well!
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