Class Actions

Gift Card Scam – Here’s How to Avoid It

Published in Class Actions on August 31, 2018

Sales of gift cards are predicted to hit $160 billion dollars this year. So, you would think stores would work hard to make sure shoppers keep buying them.  But one of the biggest retailers in the world has run into a problem with the cards it sells in its own name.  Walmart was just hit with a class action lawsuit… READ MORE

What is a Class Action Lawsuit? Part Two

Published in Class Actions on June 14, 2017

While corporations and tort reform advocates lament class actions and have aggressively sought to limit your ability to bring a class action lawsuits (see the Fairness in Class Action Litigation and Furthering Asbestos Claim Transparency Act, which the House of Representatives passed earlier this year), the truth is that class actions provide great protections to individuals. In a previous post,… READ MORE

What is a Class Action Lawsuit? Part One

Published in Class Actions on June 6, 2017

How many of you have received a letter or email telling you that you are eligible to receive compensation because you purchased some product or service, but you have no idea how the postcard made its way to your mailbox? The answer is that the letter or email is generally the result of a class action lawsuit filed somewhere in… READ MORE