Video Transcript: Number of People in Class Actions
Class actions are so powerful because the numbers get so big, so fast. And what I mean by that are the number of clients and the number of dollars that the defendant has to deal with. So, for example, a corporation who manufactures a car or a device, or emits pollution. There are a lot of people that are affected by that, a lot of dollars that are at stake in those lawsuits. And as a result, judges pay a lot more attention to those cases. And when you combine a large number of people with a lot of money, and a judge that’s paying attention to the case, you can bring about powerful changes.