Top Criminal Lawyers in Chilliwack - Our firm has extensive experience in class actions, acting for both the defendant and plaintiff class. On major class actions which have been brought within the U.S. and Canada, we have acted as coverage counsel. This depth and breadth of experience in class actions gives our firm a well-rounded view of all sides of a class action.
During nineteen ninety three, after the voluntary breast implants recall, our company was involved in several class action lawsuits that ware the resulting litigation commenced versus various breast implant producers. Class action legislation was newly changing through this period in time. Since then, we have been through various product liability class actions. We represented defendants in actions commenced versus the Federal Government concerning temporomandibular joint implants, actions commenced against the manufacturer of the Hepatitis B vaccine, and actions commenced versus the Federal Government in relation to silicone gel breast implants.
The different class actions claims consists of several issues, like for instance product liability, environmental contamination, investment advice, medical treatment, property insurance, car insurance, and travel claims. We have also represented defendants in connection with class actions initiated following major aviation and various transportation disasters.
Our Coverage Counsel Group's skill includes behind-the-scenes involvement with primary, excess, and reinsurer entities regarding liabilities faced by major commercial entities and their executives in class action litigation. This consists of cross-border, local and national litigation. Our group advises and provides monitoring counsel assistance for insurance interests in different cross-border class actions.
Our class action litigators have a history of skill before different courts, consisting of Federal Court, Courts of Appeal, and in Leave applications to the Supreme Court.
In class action cases, our Class Action Group would navigate throughout all the phases of the dispute. We help you comprehend the stresses that any class action lawsuit can place on either the defendants or the plaintiff class. Defendants in these types of cases could be stressed by money and time. We have methods to minimize interruption, and to move the issue to successful resolution in as efficient and timely a manner as possible. Our first technique on behalf of defendants is to try to limit the action or have it dismissed completely at the pre-certification phase. We have a track record of doing this for our clients, which means that our clients are let out of actions without ever having to take part in a certification hearing. Our goal is to resolve the litigation and prevent the need for a class action trial. We have been successful at negotiating favorable class action settlements for many of our defendant clientele. This frees them from future claims of unknown class members and gives them peace of mind.
Our first step, for the plaintiff class clientele, is to properly limit the class while drafting the claim to lessen the certification period early on in the process. Our great knowledge helps us to correctly determine the most suitable case whether it be a large loss or class action proceedings to obtain the best results.
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