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Class Action ‘Extortion’ Demands Defense From Get-Go – Attorneys

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

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Companies targeted with class actions should avail themselves of every opportunity to contest plaintiff claims throughout the process, attorneys emphasized in a recent Council for Responsible Nutrition webinar. Fear of having to pay out exorbitant damages often compels firms to settle when they may have other options, they suggested, urging companies to consider "the long view."

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