When a client faces a class action suit, a statistician creates a protocol, establishes key criteria and uses sampling to determine how many plaintiffs actually represent the class.
A new Cadillac franchise was opening near an existing Cadillac dealer. State regulation permitted the dealer to challenge General Motor's right to grant the franchise, given its proximity of less than five miles.
New York City purchased over a hundred million dollars’ worth of new garbage trucks. Upon fielding the trucks, the city discovered that they were packing fewer tons of garbage than expected.
A major manufacturer made product liability insurance claims covering millions of dollars in health claims arising from the use of its products.
We were asked: "How many members of a certified class in a class action is it necessary to sample in order to get a good estimate of total overtime hours due?"