It's like a scene from the old rags-to-riches-to-rags movie ``The Jerk,'' where Steve Martin invents a new device that'll keep your eyeglasses from slipping off your nose called the ``opti-grab,'' and everyone's cool with it -- until one day, there's this rash of people whose eyes become permanently crossed because of it, and he is wiped out by a class-action lawsuit
In one of the first cases to interpret the 1995 litigation reform act, a federal judge dismissed a class-action lawsuit
contending officials of Silicon Graphics, Inc.
The Class Action Fairness Coalition is a group of companies and business organizations dedicated to making America's class-action lawsuit
system simpler, fairer and faster.
said Wednesday that it has agreed to repay shareholders $960 million to settle a class-action lawsuit
related to an accounting scandal that has resulted in criminal convictions of several former executives.
Schloman gave the example of an Illinois court's 1999 ruling against State Farm Group in a class-action lawsuit
over the insurer's use of aftermarket automobile parts.
GLENDALE - Heirs of Armenian Genocide victims who are seeking outstanding life insurance benefits have filed a class-action lawsuit
in Los Angeles against an international conglomerate.
The class-certification motion follows on the heels of an April 24, 2003, major courtroom victory for the Lisoni law firm and the consumers represented in the national class-action lawsuit
when Judge Christopher Sheldon of the Indio, Calif.
High-profile attorney Mark Geragos - a regular guest on ``Larry King Live'' - has joined the legal team representing thousands of Armenians seeking a payout from New York Life, which has renewed its efforts to get the class-action lawsuit
dismissed on jurisdictional grounds.
It was the second time in six months that Murphy rejected a class-action lawsuit
against Cracker Barrel brought by the same attorneys.
Joseph Sellers, an attorney with Cohen, Milstein, Hausfeld & Toll in Washington, said he was ``in the process of developing a class-action lawsuit
against one of the nation's largest HMOs alleging fraud.