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The 411 on Class Action Lawsuits

Posted on July 27, 2015 by admin

A Class Action Lawsuit, also known as a Class Suit or Representative Action, allows a group of people to have a voice in court while being represented by one party. These types of court processes are mainly seen in the United States, due to their complexity within the civil court system, however, they can sometimes be seen in areas of Europe, heavily populated by a dominant class of consumer. These class action lawsuits differ from normal lawsuits in their form of representation. In your typical lawsuit, a plaintiff will go before a judge staking claims against a single defendant in hopes of receiving a judge ruling their favor. However, a class action lawsuit is based on the claims of an entire group against the defendant, the pursuant group will have one representative as their voice to fight against their defendant. Employers can see typical situations of class action lawsuits in…
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NJ driver faces felony DWI in Rockland

Posted on July 27, 2015 by admin

PEARL RIVER A 26-year-old New Jersey woman faces a felony drunken driving charge after being pulled over on Gilbert Avenue, the Rockland Sheriff’s Office said. Read more..

Heavy Downpours Lead To Numerous Accidents in Tri-State Area

Posted on July 27, 2015 by admin

A line of storms swept through the Tri-State area Saturday morning, leading to numerous motor vehicle accidents. New York State Police responded to a number of accidents along the Taconic State Parkway in the Yorktown Heights/Ossining area. Read more…