Class actions enable consumers achieve justice against large corporations. Because the claims of individual consumers are often comparatively small but when combined, reach an economy of scale that wrongdoing corporations have to take seriously.
Class Action Resources:
Manual of Complex Litigation
(I’d like to post the manual on a sub directory on my site like they did here: http://girardgibbs.com/complex-litigation-manual.pdf or post it in my Google Sites account.
Here’s a link to the publication on a government site where it’s available as a download in Adobe format: http://www.fjc.gov/public/home.nsf/autoframe?openform&url_l=/public/home.nsf/inavgeneral?openpage&url_r=/public/home.nsf/pages/470
Judges’ Pocket Guide to Managing Class Action Litigation
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: