Lafayette Class Action & Mass Tort Litigation
Personal Injury Attorney in Lafayette
It is sometimes impractical for each injured person to bring a lawsuit against a wrongdoer. An example would be homeowners damaged by a toxic spill in the area. While there is considerable harm, the harm to any one homeowner is not sufficient to justify the expense of litigation. However if all affected homeowners join forces the suit becomes viable. In bringing a class action it is necessary to have attorneys experienced in the procedures of class actions with the resources to bring it off. Doran & Cawthorne, P.L.L.C. is such a firm serving the Lafayette area with skilled legal counsel in class action cases. Composed of experienced litigation attorneys, the firm is skilled at representing groups of injured clients in class action and mass tort litigation in both state and federal courts. Those injured should contact a Lafayette personal injury attorney.
Examples of Class Actions and Mass Tort Litigation
There are varied examples of these kinds of actions. A tire manufacturer may construct a defective tire with many accidents resulting. A bank may charge illegal fees to its customers over a period of time. Corporate executives may loot corporate assets to the harm of shareholders. A nuclear power plant may explode affecting the health of an entire area. A drug manufacturer may produce a dangerous drug with deadly side effects harming many consumers.
Class Action Attorney in Lafayette
The class action attorneys at the firm are skilled in assisting injured groups achieve justice in the courts. Any person representative of the class may commence a suit. The firm prepares the necessary court pleadings to file in court and gives the required notices to the entire class of affected persons. The attorneys bring the matter to trial and represent the class in court to seek fair compensation for all members of the class.
Contact a Lafayette personal injury attorney at the firm to discuss your class action claim.