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Benjamin  Levine, Esq.
Benjamin Levine, Esq.
levine@ix.netcom.com
201.580.4179

Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich & Trigg, LLC

Court Plaza South, Suite 250
21 Main Street, West Wing
Hackensack, NJ 07601
United States

Consult with a Proven Hackensack Class Actions Lawyer

The proven Hackensack class actions lawyer professionals at the Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich & Trigg, LLC law firm are experienced in the effective resolution of class actions lawsuits as related to damage inflicted upon groups of people in New Jersey. Hackensack class actions attorney professionals are knowledgeable in all areas of general class actions law, including but not limited to Mass Torts claims in Hackensack New Jersey.  Clients will have the confidence of knowing that the case is being handled by an experienced and knowledgeable Hackensack class actions lawyer.

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A New Jersey Class Action is a representative action wherein one or more plaintiffs brings a case against a company or organization whose actions have inflicted damages upon a group of people in a similar way. A single person (class proponent) who has been injured may bring a class action on behalf of everyone who has been harmed. It is common, however, after the action has been started for many other injured people to join the class action lawsuit.  If the case results in a successful recovery, (either through settlement or trial) all class members (named plaintiffs) receive their portion of the amount paid by the wrongdoers.

In federal court, the procedures for certifying a class and the requisite elements for certification are governed by Rule 23, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure. Before a court certifies a class action, it must conclude that there are too many class members for them all to be named as parties in the lawsuit. Technically, class members do not “join” into the litigation, but decide to participate by not “opting-out.”

Most New Jersey class actions are filed for compensatory damages. Class actions may also be filed to resolve disputes over a “limited fund,” where the money available is inadequate to fully compensate all class members.

Occasionally, class actions are filed to seek a declaratory judgment, where the judge makes an official statement or interpretation regarding an issue, such as whether it is legal or illegal. Finally, a class action may seek injunctive relief, asking for the court to order the defendant to do or refrain from doing something.

If the constitutional and procedural protections required for fairness are met in the underlying action, all absent class members are bound to the judgment or settlement of the case. However, if the action is primarily for compensatory damages, absent class members are entitled to notice and an opportunity to “opt-out” (exclude themselves) from the proceedings. Generally, class members do not “join” into the litigation, but decide to participate by not “opting-out.” If a person opts-out, he is not bound by any judgment or settlement of the class action and may file a separate lawsuit.

A Hackensack class actions lawyer is professional and knowledgeable in understanding the details, facts, complications, and circumstances that arise in a Hackensack class actions case.

Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich & Trigg, LLC

Court Plaza South, Suite 250
21 Main Street, West Wing
Hackensack, NJ 07601
United States

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Lesnevich, Marzano-Lesnevich & Trigg, LLC

Court Plaza South, Suite 250
21 Main Street, West Wing
Hackensack, NJ 07601
United States

Law Firm Contact: Walter A. Lesnevich

Tel: 201.580.4179

Fax: 201.488.1162

Website: www.lmllawyers.com

Member Since: 2006

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