There have been numerous high profile class action lawsuits over the years, many involving securities fraud. But other famous class action lawsuits relate to pharmaceutical drugs, credit card abuses, and dangerous or unhealthy products.
Here, we present the top 10 class action lawsuits either won, settled or pending and in terms of damages sought as compiled by LawInfo.com. (Note: although corporations may be found legally and financially responsible for damages in these types of cases, they are almost always settled rather than taken to trial, and settlement agreements stipulate the defendant did not admit to any wrongdoing.)
Click ahead to see the top 10 US class-action lawsuits of all time.
By Constance Parten
Posted April 19, 2010