When you pursue legal action due to unfair overdraft practices, you are not alone. These types of cases often grow into class action lawsuits that can potentially help every account holder across the nation. Not only can you claim back overdraft fees that are found to be deceptive, you can also help prevent this kind of treatment from negatively impacting others.
The Lyon Firm has the experience, resources, and dedication to take on difficult and emotional cases. Joe Lyon is an experienced Cincinnati Class Action Lawyer with proven success in representing individuals and plaintiffs in all fifty states.
You need not worry about complex civil litigation matters. Our firm helps our class action clients obtain the justice deserve. Regardless of whether a case settles or goes to a jury trial, that work is our job, not yours.
Class actions must meet the requirements of the state they are filed in. The Lyon Firm is headquartered in Ohio, where there are seven requirements for maintaining a class action under Ohio Rule of Civil Procedure 23:
When an Ohio Court is analyzing these factors, “any doubts” about class representative should be resolved in favor of upholding the class.
No, you do not have to join a class action lawsuit in order to file your own claim. However, unless you have a particularly unique set of damages to be addressed, a class action may be your best option to receive a swift resolution and the best possible compensation.
A qualified class action attorney can advise you either way, based on your specific circumstances. Contact our offices for a free consultation to discuss your options.
Some cases are resolved in a matter of months, while others can be litigated for years. Some companies wish to settle quickly to minimize a PR backlash while others fight until the end, taking each case to trial. Your lawyer should be prepared to go all the way to trial if that is what the case requires, and only agree to a settlement if the offer is in the best interest of the class.
For a class action lawsuit, the deadline to join will be made clear in your notification letter or in the publicly available information regarding the case. If you do not sign up in time, you will lose your claim to share in the results of the final class action award.
For an individual lawsuit, each state has its own filing deadline for cases involving matters like contract claims, deceptive billing, and consumer protection. Depending on your circumstances, time may be running out, so it’s crucial to speak with an attorney as soon as possible so you don’t miss the window. Contact The Lyon Firm at (513) 381-2333 to discuss your legal options.
Without class actions, large corporate defendants would be able to cause small amounts of harm over a large group of individuals without any risk of monetary penalty.
Class Action allow a Plaintiff who would ordinarily not have access to the Court bring a collective action. Class Actions enforce regulatory statutes & common law caused of action that keep companies honest and hold them accountable when they deceive the public or fall below acceptable industry standards.
The Lyon Firm investigates and litigates class action cases involving Invasion of Privacy, TCPA, Consumer Fraud, Data Breach, and Deceptive Sales Practices, Mortgage Satisfaction, Mortgage Satisfaction Violations, and Financial Fraud.
Class Counsel Appointments and Experience: Joseph Lyon has been appointed as Co-Lead Counsel in State and Federal Class Action Cases.
Invasion of privacy law has been established to protect consumers and citizens of the United States. When companies are negligent and fail to protect consumer information, which can be used in malicious ways, victims can contact a class action attorney to represent them in class action data breach lawsuits. A number of privacy breach and data breach claims have been settled by The Lyon Firm and other consumer protection lawyers around the country.
Consumers have rights in the USA, and when companies do not provide a service they have promised, or hold up their end of a bargain, legal action may be necessary. Consumer protection attorneys work on your behalf to hold companies responsible for providing a fair and safe service.
The Lyon Firm has worked with law firms nationwide in consumer class actions involving deceptive marketing, false advertising, food mislabeling and misleading marketing claims.
TCPA lawsuits have become one of the most common kinds of legal claims. The TCPA Act provides privacy protection for consumers by restricting how companies and organizations can contact you by telephone. Robocall harassment and unfair debt collection has been a serious issue that has required lawsuits in order to keep telemarketing companies at bay.
If you have experienced telephone harassment by a bank, real estate company, hotel, political campaign or anyone else, you may have TCPA claim. The Lyon Firm works diligently to seek compensation for those harassed at their home or work.
Class action wage and hour lawsuits are always ongoing, as some employers fail to treat employees properly, and attempt to cut workers out of earned wages. Wage theft lawsuits can be valuable for a class of plaintiffs who believes their employer has cheated them out of overtime pay and other earned wages.
There have been several wage theft lawsuits and settlements that have compensated employees for the wages they have earned, as well as damages for emotional distress and punitive damages when an employer is negligent in treating workers in accordance to Ohio labor law.