Feb 21

Treinen Law Office Provides $77,000 Cy Pres Award to New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty

Treinen Law Office recently provided a $77,000 cy pres award to the New Mexico Center on Law and Poverty. Cy pres awards are given in class actions where, for whatever reason, the money awarded to class members cannot be delivered directly to them. In many consumer class actions, such as those against predatory lenders, class […]

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Cartoon Man Climbing on legal documents towards Justice Scale Mar 29

Get Involved! Help Pass A Rule To Remove Class Action Bans In Arbitration Clauses

For years, companies have been stripping consumers’ access to justice and right to the courts by installing forced arbitration clauses deep in the fine print of their contracts.  By forcing consumers into arbitration and banning them from the courts, companies have set up a rigged system where they are able to evade consumer laws and […]

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Picture of people standing in the shape of a closed Fist Mar 29

Why We Need Class Actions

Class actions often get a bad rap.  People say that the lawyers get all the money and the class members receive next to nothing.  These stories are spread around in the media and then by word-of-mouth.  Big corporations are often responsible for planting these stories. Click here to read more about class actions from Christine […]

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