Class Action Lawsuits

Consumer Class Action Attorneys

We are experienced in pursuing complex class action lawsuits. We have previously been appointed as class counsel in class litigation in South Carolina state and federal courts. If you are ready to talk to us about a potential class action case, you can receive a confidential, no-obligation, free consultation by calling us at (803) 834-7097.

Information about Class Action Suits

A class action occurs when many individuals with similar legal claims form a group, or class, to file a lawsuit against another party. One or more members of the group take the lead and act as class representatives in advancing the claims of the larger group.Class actions are particularly helpful when a large group of people has been harmed by the same wrongful conduct... The class representatives are generally represented by class counsel experienced in class action litigation. The class action is an option available under both the federal and South Carolina rules of civil procedure when appropriate requirements are met. The class action is an efficient means of pursuing similar or identical claims that a group of people has against a particular defendant. Class actions are particularly helpful when a large group of people has been harmed by the same wrongful conduct, but the harm to each individual victim involves relatively small damages that would make it impractical for the victims to pursue individual cases with their own attorneys.

We typically handle class actions on a contingent fee basis under which our attorneys fees are based upon a percentage of the funds obtained for the class or are paid by the defendant pursuant to a court order. You will not be required to pay anything to us up front if we agree to represent you in a proposed class action and will not owe us any fees should the case not be successful.

Why Are Class Actions Beneficial?

Class actions can be appropriate in a number of contexts, but some of the more common situations where a class action lawsuit might be appropriate involve:

  • Data breaches wherein personal information of consumers is lost or stolen exposing the consumers to the risk of identity theft
  • A defective product or defective drug that causes injury to those
    who use it
  • A business that commits fraud
  • Conduct that violates consumer protection laws
  • Pyramid schemes
    An organization that discriminates against individuals
  • A company that violates employment laws

We Can Represent You in a Class Action Suit

Talk with a team of experienced Columbia class action lawyers regarding your potential class action claim. Contact our law firm today by calling our local phone number at (803) 834-7097 or toll free at (877) 276-0533 to speak with a qualified, local attorney who can handle your class action case.

Confidential Free Consultations; No Attorneys Fees Unless You Receive Compensation

We understand that when an injury occurs, people are concerned about medical expenses, lost income, and compensation for their pain and suffering and other damages. We can answer these questions, and more importantly, we can put our experience to work immediately toward helping victims of careless or wrongful conduct obtain prompt and appropriate compensation.

We offer free initial consultations for all injury cases. We handle injury cases on a contingency fee basis which means that our fees are a percentage of what we recover for you. You will not owe us any attorney’s fees in such cases unless we are successful in obtaining compensation on your behalf.

Our South Carolina accident attorneys have recovered over $30 million in verdicts and settlements for our clients. These claims involved automobile accidents, trucking accidents, harmful prescription drugs, medical malpractice, product liability, slip and fall accidents and class action cases. Review our representative cases to see some of our past successes and review our client testimonials to see what some of our clients have to say about us.

Free Case Review

Contingency fees are calculated based upon the gross amount recovered. Case costs paid by the firm are also reimbursed to the firm from the amount recovered. In most cases, the client will not be responsible for case costs if there is no recovery. Our agreement regarding fees and expenses applicable to your specific case will be provided in writing.

Any result our lawyers may have achieved on behalf of clients in other matters does not necessarily indicate similar results can be obtained for other clients. Each case must stand on its own merit based upon the facts and the law. Some cases referenced were handled by our attorneys while working at other firms, and in some cases, other lawyers participated in the representation of a client.