Legal-Ease: Class action lawsuits

While class action lawsuits are generally not very common, they get a lot of attention in the media because these lawsuits often affect a large number of people.

For northwest Ohio, the most active class action lawsuit right now is a case that involves farmers filing lawsuits against a company called Syngenta.

For a judge to certify a regular lawsuit as a class action lawsuit, seven very technical requirements must be proven.