Class actions and shareholder derivative lawsuits involve multiple plaintiffs collectively bringing action on behalf of a group or corporation. Due to the number of plaintiffs typically involved, these lawsuits may be complicated and emotionally charged.
Ajamie’s lawyers are experienced in handling derivative lawsuits and class actions. The firm’s success in these matters has been publicized in leading legal publications and media.
Representative matters include:
Securing the complete dismissal of a corporate officer in class action litigation alleging claims under ERISA and federal securities laws.
Representing ERISA plan participants in an action against BP.
Representing several investors in securities class action litigation.
Winning the dismissal of 21 consolidated class action lawsuits filed in federal court against former officers of a New York Stock Exchange listed client alleging violations of Sections 10(b) and 20(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and Rule 10b-5.
Successfully representing tens of thousands of overseas agricultural workers in litigation brought in United States courts for injuries arising from exposure to pesticides banned in the United States.
Advising a class of Texas purchasers of workers’ compensation insurance in overcharge litigation, yielding settlements refunding the illegal overcharges.
Successfully representing thousands of users of the diet drug combination Fen-Phen in cases brought across the country.