class action suit

Definition

A lawsuit brought by one party on behalf of a group of individuals all having the same grievance.

Use class action suit in a sentence

You may have to file a class action suit when someone has wronged you and you want to get it back.

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The class action suit was substantial as the claims of torts were serious with devastating effects on the individuals involved in the suit.

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Because the beverage company had lied in their advertising about their product having weight-loss benefits, we agreed that it would be in everyone's best interest to file a class action suit against them.

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