Dettman Law

Can you sue a doctor in a class action lawsuit?

You can sue a doctor in a class action lawsuit, but it is probably unnecessary. Filing a medical malpractice or negligence lawsuit against the doctor should suffice if you were hurt as a result of the doctors actions. Contact a personal injury lawyer or medical malpractice lawyer for a case like this.

What is needed from plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit?

The plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit have responsibilities. The most important responsibility is to act in the interests of all the plaintiffs. If you are appointed class representative it is a breach of your duties to put your own interests over that of the class. The other responsibilities relate to participating in the lawsuit. …
Read More

Do plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit need to come to court?

The plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit need to come to court. Because the class representative has been appointed the judge will expect them to participate and go to court. The class representative will also need to testify. If there is a class action lawsuit with thousands of plaintiffs then each individual plaintiff will not …
Read More

Who pays for the legal fees in a class action lawsuit?

In a class action lawsuit the defense usually pays their own fees. The fees paid to the plaintiffs side, if prevailing, are normally taken out of the damages portion or determined by the judge that is overseeing the case.