BigClassActions.com
Advertisement
Class Action Lawsuits

Class Action Lawsuits

Filed class action lawsuits seeking claimants. A class action lawsuit is when there is a large group of people who file a complaint against a defendant for similar grievances. The lawsuit is filed on behalf of everyone in the class, that class being a group of people who share similar circumstances, injuries and damages. For example, if there is a food illness class action lawsuit, all plaintiffs in the class would have had the same injury (e.g., salmonella) as a result of eating the same tainted food. A lawyer may file a class action lawsuit on behalf of all injured parties who are seeking compensation from the defendant.

  • United Parcel Service
    United Parcel Service
    January 1 2003

    Class action status is being sought in a suit against United Parcel Service (UPS) which alleges that the company artificially inflated charges on incorrectly addressed packages which were still deliverable. The $10 charge was levied against...

  • Palm Beach County discrimination
    Palm Beach County discrimination
    January 1 2003

    A class action lawsuit has been filed against Palm Beach county behalf of Palm Beach County registered voters with disabilities alleging that when Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections, Theresa LePore, refused to provide accessible voting...

  • Washington County wrongful imprisonment
    Washington County wrongful imprisonment
    January 1 2003

    This form is for residents of Washington County, Tennessee only. A $10 million wrongful imprisonment lawsuit filed in Washington County, Tennessee is seeking class action status for as many as 300 plaintiffs. The suit alleges that Washington...

  • Continental, American, United Airlines discrimination
    Continental, American, United Airlines discrimination
    January 1 2003

    A suit against several airlines has been launched by a hearing-impaired teenager who hopes that the suit will be certified as a class action on behalf of 25 million others with hear loss, because the carriers don't offer in-flight movies with...

  • Olin Corporation environmental
    Olin Corporation environmental
    January 1 2003

    A class action suit has been filed on behalf of 1,200 families from the San Martin, Gilroy and Morgan Hill areas in California who have ingested potassium perchlorate, an industrial oxidizer in their drinking water. The perchlorates leached into...

  • Bishop Guertin High School sexual abuse
    Bishop Guertin High School sexual abuse
    January 1 2003

    A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Bishop Guertin High School and the Rhode Island-based religious group, The Order of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart, that owns the school, by two men who claim they were sexually abused in the 1970s...

  • Department of Social Services - Connecticut
    Department of Social Services - Connecticut
    January 1 2003

    Class action status has been granted to a suit filed in October 2001 on behalf of The ARC/Connecticut and 26 mentally retarded people who have been on a waiting list for state services and housing. The suit will be expanded to include all 1,700...

  • Lockformer Co. environmental
    Lockformer Co. environmental
    January 1 2003

    A lawsuit filed on behalf of about 1,200 DuPage County families against Lockformer Co. will proceed as a class action. Individual plaintiffs will have to prove they were harmed, and will have to prove the extent of their injuries in order to...

  • Aventis environmental
    Aventis environmental
    January 1 2003

    A class action certification ruling has been upheld for crawfish farmers seeking damages for the loss of their crawfish which they claim were killed by ICON, a pesticide made by Aventis. This ruling allows the crawfish farmers to proceed with...

  • Salomon, Smith Barney Inc.
    Salomon, Smith Barney Inc.
    January 1 2003

    Salomon, Smith Barney and an unspecified number of its employees have been charged with a number of claims, including negligence, breach of contract, unfair trade practices and state racketeering violations. The suit was filed on behalf of about 50...

Request Legal Help