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I need an attorney for a class action suit for a group of employees

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I need an attorney for a class action suit for a group of employees who had their cars sprayed with paint in the parking lot while the building was being painted.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Legal
Expert:  Irwin Law replied 1 year ago.

Negligence cases are never made into class actions. You must handle your own claim and the other people have to handle theirs. However, they can all use the same attorney if they wish. It doesn't surprise me that Human Resources wouldn't get involved.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.

Is this the kind of case that an attorney will handle on consignment?

Expert:  Irwin Law replied 1 year ago.

If you mean "contingency" which is a fee based only on a percent of the recovery, the answer is "no". The typical contingency fee is one-third. So if the damage to a vehicle is $2,100 and you have to hire an attorney you can only recover $1,400, so you won't come out with enough money to fix your car. Plus, attorneys don't want to be bothered with small cases that people can file in small claims court themselves. Cases like the one you mention are usually settled up between the companies that insure he vehicles and the company that insures the contractor who caused the damage.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
How do I file a small claims court case?
Expert:  Irwin Law replied 1 year ago.
This is a brand new question. I will answer it as soon as you enter a positive rating for my prior answers. Thanks. I look forward to helping you.
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