Are class action lawsuits public or private?

Answer Class action lawsuits are public. The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 requires plaintiffs filing a class action complaint to make sure that a notice is published, in a business-ori... Read More »

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Joint Class Action Lawsuits?

The term "joint class action," in practice, is used synonymously with "class action." There are joint lawsuits and there are class-action lawsuits, but seldom joint class-action lawsuits. In spite ... Read More »

Are class-action lawsuits taxable?

Some class-action lawsuits are taxable, depending on the type of lawsuit and your state laws. The best way to find out if the class-action lawsuit you are involved in is taxable is to seek a tax pr... Read More »

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Are lawsuits part of public record?

On One Hand: Lawsuits Are Public RecordsGenerally, lawsuits are public records. Some courts have case information available online. In other instances, contacting the courthouse with the case numbe... Read More »