Listing Of Class Action Lawsuits
There have been several class action law suits in the legal history of the United States. Some were popular and also made headlines around the world.
Mostly class action law suits are conducted on a large scale, and the compensation can run into billions of dollars depending on the number of plaintiffs in the law suit.Class action law suits may be filed several individuals who form a group against a single or group of companies, or a group of companies fighting against one single company.
Some of the most popular class action lawsuits to have been fought in America are as follows:
Alperin vs. Vatican Bank
Cobell vs. Salazar
Daniels et al vs. the City of New York
Doe vs. Chiquita Brands International
Dr. Marcus Conant et al, vs. McCaffrey et al
Dukes vs. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
EEOC (Janice Smith) vs. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc
Gratz vs. Bollinger
Hepting vs. AT&T
James vs. Meow Media
Jenson vs. Eveleth Taconite Co
World Jewish Congress lawsuit vs. Swiss banks
Luévano vs. Campbell
Mauldin vs. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc
Nasdaq Market Makers Antitrust Litigation
National Federation of the Blind vs. Target Corporation
Pigford vs. Glickman
Ritalin class action lawsuits
Scheidler vs. National Organization for Women (2006)
Shell Canada lawsuit
Smiley vs. Citibank
Sullivan vs. Zebley
Turkmen vs. Ashcroft
Willem Vroegh vs. Eastman Kodak Company
All these class action suits were filed for various reasons ranging from racial discrimination to human rights violation, adding additives in gasoline and many more. Even employee discrimination class action law suit has been filed against Wal-Mart.
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