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Class Action Litigation Lawyers In Lincoln Rhode Island

Lincoln is a town in Providence County, Rhode Island, United States. The population was 20,898 at the 2000 census. Lincoln is located in northeastern Rhode Island, north of Providence. Lincoln was settled in the 1600s and several colonial stone-enders were built in the town. Limestone quarrying has occurred here since colonial times at the village of Lime Rock. Lincoln was a part of the town of Smithfield until 1871, when it was split off and named in honor of Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln became an important mill town in the late 1800s, with many textile factories running along the Blackstone River. Lincoln's villages include Manville, Albion, Lime Rock, Londsdale, Fairlawn, Quinnville, and Saylesville. Very recently, the town was ranked #60 in Money Magazine's "Best Places to Live".

What is class action litigation?

Class actions are lawsuits brought by a representative member(s) of a large group of persons on behalf of all the members of the group who have suffered identical or similar harm for which the same defendant may be liable -- such as a defective product class action against a manufacturer or an employment discrimination class action against a large company.

Answers to class action litigation issues in Rhode Island

A class action is intended to improve court efficiency by allowing a large group of people with similar claims to...

A class action starts with one or more people who represent an entire class of individuals who have similar...

People involved a class action will generally receive a notice that they are a potential class member in a pending...

In order to protect the interests of all members of the class action, any settlement of a class action requires...

A securities class action is a lawsuit brought on behalf of a group of investors who have suffered an economic loss...

In certain kinds of cases, lawyers charge what is called a contingency fee. Instead of billing by the hour, the...

Generally, yes. A warranty (also called a guarantee) is an assurance about the quality of goods or services you buy...

Federal and state laws prohibit "unfair or deceptive trade acts or practices." If you think you've been cheated,...