Class action lawsuits in Thailand typically involve a significant number of injured parties forming a group or class to seek redress. Potential parties to an action must have suffered injuries from an act that has issues of fact and of law in common. A representative of the class must be appointed to act as the plaintiff in court proceedings to protect not only their individual interest but the interests of the entire class.
In terms of economics, class action lawsuits are best suited to protect a large number of parties injured by a single act. In many cases, individual damages may not be significant, but if all injured parties collectively initiate a class action by filing a single lawsuit, the protection of individuals having minor interests can be greatly enhanced.
The plaintiffs' attorney prepares and maintains a roster of the affected individuals and contacts them individually to determine the potential size of the class.The principles involved in a class-action lawsuit include:
The attorneys at Juslaws & Consult possess extensive experience in representing businesses across a broad spectrum of industrial sectors, engaging in a wide array of commercial class actions in Thailand. Our litigation portfolio encompasses cases related to consumer protection, fraud, wage and hour disputes, healthcare, finance and banking, copyright issues, product liability, internet transactions and payment processing, privacy concerns, antitrust laws, mass torts, and statutory violations.
Our team is adept at managing all aspects of class action litigation, from navigating class certification procedures and conducting trials to negotiating and creatively structuring settlements. We are committed to working closely with our clients to achieve favorable outcomes in their class-action lawsuits, leveraging our expertise to guide them through the complexities of litigation and secure resolutions that align with their interests.