That Could Be A Class Action!

Webinar Date: 
February 28, 2014
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How many times have you thought to yourself “this could make a great class action!” but you never followed through because you just didn’t know whether a consumer or employee class action was feasible or appropriate. This is a beginner’s webinar focusing on how to identify consumer or employee complaints that can be turned into great class actions – or when you should reject any notion of filing a class action. The Webinar will not focus on class action elements and procedures, except when explaining why you should – or shouldn’t – file a case as a class action. If you find yourself wondering whether to file a class action the next time someone gets ripped off, this webinar will help you decide whether to take the plunge.

Issues presented include:

  • Identifying the specific types of claims worth pursuing in a class action
  • Understanding the type of Defendants worth pursuing
  • Understanding the relief you can obtain from a class action
  • Knowing when to avoid filing a class action
  • Knowing when you may be getting in over your head


Neil Fineman is a member of Fineman à Poliner LLP, in Orange County, California. Mr. Fineman leads the consumer class action section of the firm. He concentrates in new and novel consumer class actions of first impression, including the seminal privacy rights caseFlorez v. Linens ‘N Things, Inc. (2003) 108 Cal.App.4th 447. Over the past 18 years of practice, he has served as lead counsel or co-lead counsel in approximately 100 class actions in state and federal courts.


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