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Class Action Litigation Lawyers In Westville South Carolina

Westville is an unincorporated community in Kershaw County, South Carolina, United States. It is part of the Columbia, South Carolina Metropolitan Statistical Area. Before Westville got its name, it was known only as the West Section. In 1888, resident John C. West applied for the establishment of a post office and became the first postmaster. This post office officially changed its name to Westville in 1890. Westville is located on U.S. Route 521, 16 miles north of Camden. The Westville Fire Station opened in 1976, and the Westville fire tower is one of the few still in use throughout the state of South Carolina.

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 South Carolina

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,...