Notice requirements

Notice requirements

Definition

Under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23, to adequately provide notice to the potential members of a class action, the notice must include: (1) the nature of the action; (2) the definition of the class certified; (3) the class claims, issues, or defenses; (4) that a class member may enter an appearance through an attorney if the member so desires; (5) that the court will exclude from the class any member who requests exclusion; (6) the time and manner for requesting exclusion; and (7) the binding effect of a class judgment on members under Rule 23(c)(3).

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