Nos. 13-2091, 13-2133, 13-2136, 13-2162, 13-2202.

753 F.3d 718 (2014)

Kent EUBANK, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellants, and Leonard E. Saltzman, et al., Plaintiffs-Appellees, v. PELLA CORPORATION and Pella Windows and Doors, Inc., Defendants-Appellees. Appeals of Ron Pickering and Michael J. Schulz, Objecting class members.

United States Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit.

Decided June 2, 2014.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

David M. Oppenheim , Anderson & Wanca, Rolling Meadows, IL, Jeffrey A. Leon , Complex Litigation Group LLC, Highland Park, IL, Hall Adams, III , Law Offices of Hall Adams LLC, Chicago, IL, Joseph Darrell Palmer , Law Office of Darrell Palmer, Carlsbad, CA, John Jacob Pentz, III , Sudbury, MA, for Plaintiffs-Appellants.

Aaron D. Van Oort , Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, Minneapolis, MN, John Allen Roberts , Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, Chicago, IL, for Defendants-Appellees.

Theodore H. Frank , Washington, DC, Peter F. Higgins , Lipkin & Higgins, Chicago, IL, for Appellant.

Before POSNER, WILLIAMS, and TINDER, Circuit Judges.

POSNER, Circuit Judge.

The class action is an ingenious procedural innovation that enables persons who have suffered a wrongful injury, but are too numerous for joinder of their claims alleging the same wrong committed by the same defendant or defendants to be feasible, to obtain relief as a group, a class as it is called. The device is especially important when each claim is too small to justify the expense of a separate suit, so that without a class action there...


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