The relationship between recalls and class actions can be a complicated one. Sometimes they happen completely independent of one another. Other times both tools are used in tandem to force companies to right the wrongs that plague the average consumer.
One lawsuit was not only poised to leave a lasting effect on future litigation, but also threatened to end several completely unrelated cases before they could have their chance at a final settlement.
Is there really nothing that can be done while waiting on a settlement? As it turns out, there are some things that can be done under the right circumstances – as well as some things that you definitely shouldn’t do.
In an age where we spend plenty of time on the Internet, we have grown accustomed to websites that look, you know, good. And for anyone who has ever claimed money from a class action settlement, you may have had this expectation shattered.
Welcome to the latest edition of Class Action FAQs. This time we’ll be answering some of the most commonly asked questions regarding class action settlements.