Category Overview

Class Action Lawsuits

Category Description

Once a judge decides that a class action can move forward as a class, defendants are often encouraged to settle whether or not the lawsuits have merit. The possibility of losing thousands of claims is a huge risk. It is essential to ensure that the class action mechanism is not abused.

1 Factor

1 Model Policy

  • Class Action Improvements Act

    Makes several improvements to the use of class actions to ensure the mechanism is used properly and not abused. Primarily, the model governs prerequisites for class certifications and guarantees the right to appeal a class certification.