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Frequently Asked Questions
A class action lawsuit occurs when many separate individuals combine their similar complaints. It is frequently used when numerous people have been similarly affected by a company’s unlawful conduct. This type of lawsuit allows consumers or investors to compete on the same playing field as wealthy corporations.
In federal court, a “lead plaintiff” will be appointed to represent the other shareholders who purchased the securities during the “class period,” which is the time frame during which the fraud occurred. While class action lawsuits can take two to three years to litigate, they may also settle much sooner.
The court will usually appoint a representative called the “lead plaintiff” to act on behalf of the other class members in the case. The person with the largest financial interest is generally chosen as the lead plaintiff, and can influence the direction of the litigation. On occasion, the court may decide to appoint more than one lead plaintiff called a “co-lead plaintiff.”
If you are interested in serving as a lead plaintiff, you may sign up here on our website.