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.
Additional benefits to bringing a class action lawsuit:
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.
In addition, there are time and cost-savings benefits.
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:
Juslaws & Consult attorneys have in-depth experience in representing businesses from many industrial sectors, in various types of commercial class actions. In Thailand, we have litigated matters involving consumer protection, fraud, wage and hour, healthcare, finance and banking, copyright, product liability, internet transactions, and payment processing, privacy, antitrust, mass torts, and statutory violations.
Our professionals are qualified to handle class certification procedures, the negotiation and creative structuring of class action settlements, and trials of these class actions. We work hand-in-hand with our clients to obtain favorable resolutions in their class-action lawsuits.