Q: How log does it usually take for a class action lawsuit to be settled.
A: There is no hard and fast rule for how long it will take to settle - or even that it will ever settle. Each case is different. As a general rule of thumb, if it is going to settle early, settlement will come right after class certification by the court.
A: There is no easy answer.
Each area of law (e.g. employment, antitrust, unsafe drugs) has a rough timeline for how long cases usually take, but the keyword is usually.
And each case is different.
Many cases are resolved in 2-5 years, but some take less time and many take more.
Best of luck.
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