class-action suit

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Noun1.class-action suit - a lawsuit brought by a representative member of a large group of people on behalf of all members of the group
causa, lawsuit, suit, case, cause - a comprehensive term for any proceeding in a court of law whereby an individual seeks a legal remedy; "the family brought suit against the landlord"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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A month after current and former students were notified of the system leaks, alumni Donald Jay Kulpa and Kenneth David Neben flied a class-action suit in the State of Ohio Court of Claims.
Anthem, a class-action suit by nonphysician providers against insurance companies, charging that the companies conspired to systematically underpay providers and deny medically necessary care to patients.
In August, New York civil rights lawyers filed a class-action suit challenging that system's policy.
A long-simmering class-action suit, brought by residents of the Ohio River Valley, where DuPont manufactures Teflon, may be coming to a head.
ON MAY 2, THREE ALLEGED VICTIMS OF predatory lending filed a national class-action suit in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois, against Household International and its subsidiaries, Household Finance Corporation and Beneficial Corporation.
District Court judge to dismiss a class-action suit filed by African American railroad workers across the country.
Two Chinese nationals have filed a class-action suit with a U.
HR 1689, Securities Litigation Uniform Standards Act of 1997, would allow the removal of any state-level private class-action suit involving nationally traded securities to the federal district court for the district in which the action is pending.
If approved, the proposed class-action suit would include residents with medical conditions aggravated by the smoke in Kootenai, Bonner, Benewah and Spokane Counties, as well as other areas.
According to the proposed class-action suit filed Wednesday in Superior Court in Los Angeles, the Cupertino-based company encouraged customers in 1998 and 1999 to buy their latest PowerPC G3 computers, while promising that the units would be capable of running Apple's next-generation operating system called OS X.
In 1993, the National Women's Law Center and a District of Columbia law firm filed a class-action suit, Women Prisoners vs.
A recent class-action suit against a Northern California water district makes explicit what is implicit in the credit-card case - consumers are being duped into suing themselves.