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Curb Class-Action Lawsuit Abuses

May 31, 2013

Many of us have received the class-action settlement notices in the mail....

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thetruthforonce

Jun-01-13 8:29 AM

Just another example of the small-minded, uninformed folks that write this tripe. Class action law suits are designed to protect large numbers of consumers who have been wronged by large corporations but who could not otherwise have been able to afford to individually bring a civil action against the obviously richer entity. One David cannot bring down most Goliaths. Many, banded together with one or a few lawyers paid from the settlement or verdict, most certainly can. That's what drives corporations and people that write for this newspaper crazy. They despise a level playing field. Their mantra: step on the neck of the little guy and watch him scream for mercy. Class actions help prevent this from happening.

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wvhoopie

May-31-13 6:19 AM

Wouldn't your position be considered making law from the bench, judicial activism? Something this newspaper rails against? Oh, except when you dislike lawyers....

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