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Class action cases are typically regarding consumer law and are when a group of people band together to sue a defendant and split the damages awarded.
Overview When any individual or party wants to file a lawsuit in the United States, there are two parties involved: The Plaintiffs: The party who has initiated the lawsuit. The Defendants: The party who has had the lawsuit filed against them. When a lawsuit is filed, there is generally one plaintiff that will file the lawsuit against a single defendant. This, however, can vary. There are many cases, although not as common, in which there can be multiple plaintiffs and one defendant...
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