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Class Action Lawsuits Against Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless is one of the class action plaintiffs’ main targets. Since their merger with Verizon years ago, Verizon has been trying to corner the wireless industry. They have done this by selling us products that are not only bad for our health, but also quite expensive. One example of these products is Verizon’s ‘FiOS’ service. As class action lawsuits against Verizon Wireless begin to heat up, there is another question that should be at the forefront of anyone who is seriously investigating class action lawsuits: Are we being targeted by a class action lawsuit with merit?

This is a very good question.

If the company is truly guilty of anything (beyond what is required by law), they should never be sued for the actions of their corporate agents. A class action lawsuit is when a group of people file suit together, and a lawyer on the side of the class does all the legal legwork for the class. In this case, Verizon would be considered an active party in this lawsuit. If Verizon Wireless is guilty of all the allegations surrounding their FiOS service, the class action lawsuit will fail.

The problem is that Verizon Wireless has been busy trying to corner the wireless industry.

They have spent millions of dollars on ads, marketing campaigns, and promotions that portray themselves as a leader in broadband. Many of these promotions have been deemed illegal by the FCC because they are misleading (i.e., stating that Verizon Wireless has more fiber optic fiber than Verizon FiOS). Class action lawsuits against Verizon Wireless over these matters could turn out to be nothing more than puffery, and this could further drive away customers from their wireless plan.

Fortunately, there is a much better way to determine if a class action lawsuit will benefit you.

If you’re looking into getting FiOS for your home or business, you should check with your local consumer protection agency and see what they recommend. Your local consumer protection office can inform you whether or not a class action lawsuit is right for your situation. If it is, they will help guide you through the process of filing the lawsuit.

If the class action lawsuit ends up being successful, you may receive a large settlement.

For example, if a class action lawsuit was brought against Verizon in which several hundred people were owed back payments due to exceeding the bandwidth limits on their accounts, they received a massive monetary award. The amount of money involved could be several million, especially if the person had a substantial income.

A class action lawsuit is one of the best ways to gain a fair and equitable settlement.

You don’t have to worry about whether or not you will win your case, since you already know you will. The worst that can happen is that your attorney won’t get paid, and the judge will dismiss the case. If you have been unlucky enough to find yourself in such a situation, contact a Palm Beach attorney today!

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