The Status Of Opt-In And Opt-Out Group Claims In The UK
By Jonathan Sachs and Lynsey McIntyre (July 26, 2022, 3:07 PM BST) -- The attraction of group claims, or class actions as they are more commonly known outside the U.K., is that multiple claimants who have suffered the same legal wrong by a large organization can collectively bring a claim for a small amount of compensation against that organization in a way that is more efficient than if they pursued individual claims.
Class actions have the benefit of the legal costs being shared among multiple claimants and also reduce the risk of inconsistent court decisions.
This article gives an overview of recent developments in class actions in the U.K., focusing on the availability of...
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