Class Action Lawsuits Cover the Damages Caused by Fraudulent Activities or Policies of Businesses
All the matters related to Class Action Lawsuits come under the category of Civil Litigation. A Class action is a lawsuit with several parties involved. The parties involved can be group of people or entities suing an individual or single entity, a single entity or individual suing a group of entities or people, or one group of entities or people suing another group of entities or people. When pursuing a class action lawsuit it is important to consider whether a federal court or state court will be the better option for your case. An experienced and knowledgeable attorney, like those at Joseph M. Ghabour & Associates with experience in class action lawsuits, will be able to help you.
Where Should You File A Class Action Lawsuit?
If you are the defendant then a federal court will most likely serve your purpose better, but if you are the petitioner, you may prefer going through the state court. The defendant in a case will generally try to take the case to federal court, especially if the amount of money in the case exceeds $5 million USD. The Class Action Lawsuit Act of 2005 gives overwhelming power to the defendant to do so. The option that you should take can be discerned by a legal professional for your unique and individual case.
Also, sections of State Class Action Lawsuits may vary from one state to another. Joseph M. Ghabour & Associates is specialized in different fields of State Laws including Civil Litigation and Class Action Lawsuits of New Jersey so we can help find the solution that fits your case.