Woodland Hills Class Action Attorney

A class-action lawsuit may need to make an entrance inside the workplace when legal problems are affecting many of the company’s employees. It is the type of lawsuit that allows these employees who are suffering from the same injustice within a corporation to unite together and form a group of plaintiffs, or class, to face the defending employer.

Because this involves extremely complicated litigation, employees will need a Woodland Hills class action attorney who is thoroughly prepared to take it on and succeed. At the Marcarian Law Firm, our depth of skills and resources, after years of experience, is what you and your co-workers will need during this difficult time.

How To Start A Class-Action Lawsuit In California?

If you would like to start or join a class-action lawsuit in California, the court system requires a few things from a class of employees:

  • All employees must have experienced the same type of damage from their employer, such as workplace discrimination as stated in the employer’s policies. State or federal labor and employment law violations include:
    • An improper employee classification
    • Improper wage or commission deductions
    • Meal violations
    • Business expense reimbursement
  • There needs to be clearly defined specifics for the class of employees, as a specific period of time and place while working under the defending employer.

A judge will also need to determine whether or not there are enough employees to form a class; if not, each employee will need to file individual claims separately.

How Employers Are Protected?

The Fairness in Class Action Litigation bill of 2017 was introduced in the United States House of Representatives, which will prevent plaintiffs from seeking compensation from their employer. In essence, the bill limits the ability of people to recover through class-action lawsuits by requiring, as we discussed above, that they all suffered the same type and scope of injury. That means, if two employees received different injuries from the same defective equipment, they cannot be part of the same class-action lawsuit.

The bill also requires the court to admit all payments made to plaintiffs in class action lawsuits and prevents plaintiffs from hiring the same class action lawyer twice.

How We Can Help

Although the class action lawsuit process is complicated, our team of Woodland Hills class action attorneys at the Marcarian Law Firm have found success over the years for our clients seeking justice. We are dedicated to fighting for employees who have suffered unfair practices on the job from large employers and their legal teams.

Our strategy is accurately precise, from collecting and analyzing data, to investigating and interviewing each plaintiff, to negotiating, to standing beside you to represent you as you seek justice. You have rights, and we are here to protect them. You can contact us by clicking here or calling 818-995-8787 or 800-924-3784.

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