Verizon Class Action Suit – its time

Verizon Class Action Suit – its time

The time has come and we have plenty of names, stories and plenty of evidence from across the country to go forward in a Class Action Suit against Verizon Communication. Like anything; especially in our US Court System (which is quite corrupted) there is no guarantee of success. But what helps a class action suit is the similar circumstances that caused by a company (here being Verizon) to many victims, (being you in both Union and Management) that caused you any pain and suffering. In a class action suit a victim is not judged my color, religion statue, sexual preference or gender, it is the unified violation here being the Verizon Code of Conduct and the US Laws.

1. What is a class action?
A class action is a type of lawsuit in which the claims and rights of many people are decided in a single case. Specific plaintiffs are named in the lawsuit to assert the claims of the entire class so that everyone with the same claim or injury doesn’t have to file their own separate lawsuit. Also, because they allow people whose damages are too small to warrant an individual lawsuit to try their cases together, class actions can often be the only practical way to stop illegal practices and recover ill-gotten gains. Class action suits have allowed individual people to stand up against the most powerful industries in the world and to hold them accountable for their actions.
You see as many of you have expressed, you are having a hard time taking on Verizon by yourself and many attorneys will not take the case. Why is that? It is because it’s very expensive and Verizon has endless financial resources to drain an average and / or small law firm, it becomes almost impossible to win, but you can win.

http://www.millslawfirm.com/media-13.html
Here are a few question and answers for all of you to read in reference to a class action which

2. What types of cases can be brought as class actions?
Employment Class Actions: Employment class action lawsuits are typically brought on behalf of employees of a company for violations of the Labor Code, such as unpaid overtime, failure to provide breaks, as well as claims ranging from safety violations to systematic workplace discrimination.

3. How does a case become a class action?
A class action is generally initiated by one or more people who feel that they, along with a group of other people, have been wronged. A lawyer then files suit on behalf of the individual(s) and the class. At the appropriate time, the lawyer files a motion asking the court to formally recognize the case as a class action. If the court grants that motion, the other people who were similarly wronged are notified of the class action and are given an opportunity to participate in the class action as a member of the “class.”

4. How many people are needed for a class action?
Although it sometimes helps if several people are named as plaintiffs in the suit, a single person is generally enough to file a lawsuit so long as the attorney for the class has a good faith belief that a number of other people were injured in a similar way. It generally takes at least 30-50 people with similar claims, and sometimes many more, to qualify as a class action.

5. How much does a class action cost?
Generally, the lawyer advances all of the costs and fees and, if the lawsuit is successful, petitions the court to award attorney fees and reimburse out-of-pocket costs. If the case is unsuccessful, the plaintiff’s lawyer absorbs the loss.

6. Why would I want my case to become a class action?
People have different reasons for taking part in class actions. Many class members take pride in forcing a giant corporation that is breaking the law to change its ways and in helping to recover often millions of dollars for the other victims. Others bring class actions to recover money that was illegally taken from them, recognizing that they couldn’t afford to pay a lawyer’s hourly fees to bring an individual suit and that their individual claim isn’t large enough to attract a lawyer who works on contingency.

7. Are class representatives entitled to any additional compensation?
If a class action is successful in winning relief for the class, most courts, understanding that class actions can be a powerful tool for consumers’ rights in society and are to be encouraged, provide class representatives with “incentive awards.” Judges are typically given broad discretion in deciding whether these awards are appropriate and in setting the amounts of the awards, which can range from hundreds of dollars to over $50,000. In deciding how much, if anything, to award to the class representatives, courts look at factors such as the amount of involvement of the class representative and the size of the recovery for the class. Typically, the Mills Firm has been able to secure an award of $20,000 for the class representative.

8. How do I choose a class action attorney?
There are many very good class action attorneys in the United States. Because class action law is fairly specialized, you should look for an attorney with significant class action experience. Additionally, because there are many different types of class actions, look for a lawyer who has specific experience in the type of class action you wish to bring. In other words, an attorney who regularly brings consumer class actions might not be the best choice for a securities class action and vice-versa. Finally, it is a good idea to ask any lawyer you’re considering a lot of questions before hiring him or her. For example, you might want to find out if he or she or a subordinate will be the “lead attorney” on your case. You should also ask how many cases the firm is currently handling – is yours going to be one of 30 or one of 300? Make sure you understand what’s expected of you as the class representative, and always insist on a written representation agreement.

Today it’s time for all of you at Verizon to join in and make Verizon Accountable for years of ABUSIVE BEHAVIORS. I am going to file a Class Action Lawsuit against Verizon on behalf of management and union members for:
• Abuse of power
• Intentional infliction causing emotion pain and suffering and physical pain
• Loss of quality of life
• Emotional distress
• Causing and supporting a hostile work environment
• Negligence to correct the action
• Undue Stress
• Willful and malicious abuse causing severe emotional distress
• Creating and supporting an abusive work environment
• And Pain and suffering

So what do we do and from here? It is very hard to do this with one person, and try and locate a law firm all across the country in each state, it would take too long. But if many of us on our own just Google “Class Action Attorneys or Class Action Law Firms”” in each of our own state we can achieve this goal very fast. If we do this from every part of this country we can and will locate a firm to take this case on. You can go on their web sites and get the email for each attorney or partner it’s easy.

Below I will provide a short letter asking if the law firm would like to represent the past and many present victims of Verizon Abusive Behaviors that caused many, such harm.

Once we find a law firm I will post on all the Facebook pages and both my WordPress pages as well as email every newspapers and media sources in the country. I also have the emails of all you CWA / IBEW Union Heads and offices all across the country and have been emailing them information for the past few years as well. Some post and others do not but I will send to all of them anyway. I also will be sending this to all your CWA / IBEW offices as well after this is posted asking them to get this message out as well.

For the employees at Verizon pass this on by word internal emails, text messages and post on union board in every office in the country pass this word on in every way you can.
We are going to use their own Verizon Code of Conduct against them. They printed their laws but never follow them unless it’s convenient for them. It’s time to use it in our favor and expose the truth about Verizon.
http://www.verizon.com/idc/groups/public/documents/adacct/code_of_conduct.pdf

USE THIS LETTER and fill in the blanks with the Attorney’s Name or Law Firm, if a Class Action Firm does not specialize in our type of case, they may refer to get a refer fee, so let them decide and just email it out to them:

Dear Attorney ———–,

There are several of us at Verizon from across the country that has evidence to prove that Verizon has treated its employees in a harmful manner that has violated our human rights and the laws of our great country. The abuse has taken place for several years and has caused past and present employees emotional devastation. So today, many of us have decided to reach out across the country looking for a law firm to represent us in a court of law.
We need to know that you have no affiliation whatsoever with Verizon Communication. As this lawsuit will be against them!
It has been too many years that we have suffered from:
• Abuse of power
• Intentional infliction causing emotion pain and suffering and physical pain
• Loss of quality of life
• Emotional distress
• The Causing and supporting a hostile work environment
• Negligence to correct the action
• Undue Stress
• Willful and malicious abuse causing severe emotional distress
• Creating and supporting an abusive work environment
• And Pain and suffering

We are requesting if your firm would represent us on behalf of many managers and union members. We will provide you endless facts, evidence, grievances filed, arbitrations hearings dates and time, deposition to prove it’s not an isolated event and in fact is the culture expected from the top down.

The person leading this class action lawsuit if Mr. Neal W. Dias and you can reach him at: 774-991-4949, justiceatverizon@gmail.com or Justicefor7@yahoo.com. Mr. Dias intern will notify all of us if your firm will represent us and then we will provide you with all the essential evidence, statements and whatever else you need to win this case.

We hope that you and your law firm seriously consider taking on this case, as we need to find a resolution and finally justice for these criminal acts caused by Verizon.

Sincerely yours,

(Your name and contact information)

Everyone, without a doubt, this action demanding a Healthier Work Environment will gain national attention and when we get a law firm to take this on this case will possible make history on change and an Unprecedented Monetary Value, and this is the only way Verizon will listen.

I do believe if it goes forward, it will be the most historic and largest class action law suit in the history of this country again for Verizon for the abusive behavior which has caused so many (in the past and the present) loss of their quality of their life. It is time that we unify together to do this to complaint against them for creating such an intolerable work environment.

So many of you complained for too long and nothing has been done because you have done in on your own but in a group we can win.

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”-Martin Luther King

Neal W. Dias
645 Marvel Street
Swansea, MA. 02777
774-991-4949
justiceatverizon@gmail.com
Justicefor7@yahoo.com

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About justiceatverizon

Neal W. Dias – Bio I am a 46 year old former U.S. Marine, who was brought up by my father, due to my mother passing away when I was 8 years old. I have five children, and a grandchild and a wonderful wife. I was born in 1965, in Fall River Massachusetts. I lived on the 2nd floor from my Grandmother. I come from a very large family Cape Verdean family. In 1973 we moved from the city, into the suburban neighborhood, a place called Swansea. It was that year when I lost my mother in an auto mobile accident. In 1984 I went into the U.S. Marines which enforced respect for one self and our Nation. After getting out of the Marines, I furthered my education and received my first degree, which was in Electrical Technology. In 1997 I was hired by Nynex (now called Verizon), as a lineman. In 2004 I was promoted to manager as I was in the process of working on my second degree in Business Management and advanced to upper management, rapidly. I was a valued leader on the Verizon Diversity Committee, and spoke at several locations. I was on the Diversity committee and was directly responsible for ensure the first ever Verizon’s Diversity Week went on without any hitches. I was awarded for my success in New York by the Verizon New England President. I was apart of other specialized organizations within Verizon to ensure my voice was heard as I stood up against Bullying, Harassment, Racism and Discrimination was not accepted with the Verizon walls. But it was in 2004 when I was promoted, I began to see Verizon employees getting bullied and tormented by Verizon Management. I did what I through was best, and tried to halt the bullying that was taking place at Verizon, then it shifted to me. After standing up against the powers to be, trying to help others I was targeted, harassed, bullied, discriminated against, endured racial harassment and eventually wrongfully terminated. I was brought up with the belief of how you treat people, is how you will be treated. It was embedded into my mind that respect was how it will be in my family. My father said, “Respect people, work hard and life will treat you kind.” This was the belief of a man who was discriminated against for so many years, because of his color, but never changed his values. I knew then, I cannot walk away like so many others that have had to endure such cruelty, and that this bullying issue is larger than me. After seven and a half years my story is still is not over as I am still in federal court in Boston Massachusetts awaiting the second summary of judgment decision. I will continue to fight for justice and my honor. I now have committed my life to help others, and started a blog page which has acquired over 13,000 readings and over 1,500 comments in only a few months. After hearing all these stories, I knew I had to do something and became an advocate for workplace bulling. This is when I stumbled upon “New York Healthy Workplace Advocates.” On April 30, 2012 I was honored to have spoken in Albany New York at the Capital a National Campaign on Workplace Bullying. I am an active Advocate to this cause, in Massachusetts. I have helped to organize many in the fight against Verizon and other companies in the war against bullying in corporate America. I have helped to guide so many to resources to guide these victims in the fight against any form of harassment or discrimination in the workplace, as this is my mission. Neal W. Dias 645 Marvel Street Swansea, MA. 02777 774-319-3931 Fightingfor7years@hotmail.com Healthy Workplace Bill Press Conference in New York April 30, 2012 (Video): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6pPe2gqGRI&feature=share Healthy Workplace Bill Press Conference in New York April 30, 2012 (Newspaper Article): http://blog.timesunion.com/capitol/archives/128768/savino-englebright-push-bill-to-fight-workplace-bullying/
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2 Responses to Verizon Class Action Suit – its time

  1. Damon Dallas Sr. says:

    Was there ever a class action lawsuit against Verizon Communications?

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