Class Actions Q&A

We hear about design or manufacturing defects in cars all the time in the news, such as gas pedals sticking and tires which are defective. Unfortunately, these types of manufacturing and design defects are all too common, and while some are life threatening others merely... Read More
One of the most obvious differences between a class and mass action are the number of plaintiffs named in the lawsuit. Class actions have only one or a few named plaintiffs, who act as representatives of the entire class, because, as Trial Rule 23 says,... Read More
The other major difference between a class action and mass action is whether the claims are similar enough, either factually and/or legally, to be able to prosecute them as a whole. Class actions can only be brought if they meet all the requirements of Federal... Read More