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Class/Collective Actions in the United States: Overview, Practical Law


A Q&A guide to class/collective actions in the United States.

The Q&A gives a high level overview of class/collective actions, including current trends; the regulatory framework; limitation periods; standing and the procedural framework for bringing an action; funding and costs; disclosure; damages and relief; settlement; appeals; alternative dispute resolution and proposals for reform.
To compare answers across multiple jurisdictions, visit the Class Actions Country Q&A Tool.

This Q&A is part of the Class Actions Global Guide.

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