Class actions

Consumer Class Actions "Let's all get together and file a class action," is the battle cry heard regularly throughout the land. Sounds good, but it's a lot more complicated than that.

What generally sounds like a class action just waiting to happen often turns out to be a lot of individual suits just waiting to run up some big legal bills for consumers. Congress and the conservative judges appointed by recent Republican administrations have made it very difficult for consumers to sue companies that do them wrong. Sad but true.

For a more detailed explanation, see attorney Joan Lisante's Plaintiff Power: Not Dead Yet.

Long story short, the first step in filing a class action is to find an attorney who's willing to take the risk of spending time and money prosecuting the case. This is not nearly as easy as it used to be. tries to help. All of the complaints submitted through our complaint form are reviewed by class action attorneys and hundreds of cases have been filed as a result. There is no charge to the consumer for this review.

Please note that is not a party to the lawsuits. We can't give you status reports.

ConsumerAffairs Solutions for Business

Let's talk

Follow us

ConsumerAffairs ranks 562 on Inc. 5000 for 2017

At ConsumerAffairs we love to hear from both consumers and brands; please never hesitate to Contact Us.

At ConsumerAffairs we take privacy seriously, please refer to our Privacy Policy to learn more about how we keep you protected.

You’re responsible for yourself and please remember that your use of this site constitutes acceptance of our Terms of Use.

Advertisements on this site are placed and controlled by outside advertising networks. does not evaluate or endorse the products and services advertised. See the FAQ for more information.

The information on our website is general in nature and is not intended as a substitute for competent legal advice. makes no representation as to the accuracy of the information herein provided and assumes no liability for any damages or loss arising from the use thereof.

Copyright © 2018 Consumers Unified LLC. All Rights Reserved. The contents of this site may not be republished, reprinted, rewritten or recirculated without written permission.