When a class action suit is announced, how do you know if it applies to you? This guide explains how class action suits get started, what they entail, and the rights and liabilities of being part of a suit. The Legal Almanac series serves to educate the general public on a variety of legal issues pertinent to everyday life and to keep readers informed of their rights and remedies under the law. Each volume in the series presents an explanation of a specific legal issue in simple, clearly written text, making the Almanac a concise and perfect desktop reference tool. All volumes provide state-by-state coverage. Selected state statutes are included, as are important case law and legislation, charts and tables for comparison.Jasper, Margaret C. is the author of 'Your Rights in a Class Action Suit', published 2004 under ISBN 9780379113884 and ISBN 0379113880.