Top Criminal Lawyers in Langley - Our company has extensive skill in class actions, representing both the defendant and plaintiff class. On major class actions which have been brought in the U.S. and Canada, we have acted as coverage counsel. This depth and breadth of skill in class actions gives our firm a well-rounded view of all aspects of a class action.
Followed the voluntary recall of breast implants during the year 1993, our firm was heavily involved in the resulting litigation as class action lawsuits were commenced against the various breast implant makers. This was a time when class actions legislation was newly changing. Ever since then we have been involved in lots of product liability class actions. We represented defendants in actions commenced against the Federal Government concerning temporomandibular joint implants, actions commenced versus the maker of the Hepatitis B vaccine, and actions initiated against the Federal Government in relation to silicone gel breast implants.
Class action lawsuits could include numerous different matters such as product liability, environmental contamination, investment advice, medical treatment, property insurance, travel claims and car insurance. We have also represented defendants in connection with class actions initiated following major aviation and other transportation disasters.
Our group's Coverage Counsel expertise encompasses the participation behind-the-scenes with excess, reinsurer and primary entities about liabilities in class action litigation. This includes local, national, and cross-border litigation. Our group advises and offers monitoring counsel assistance for insurance interests within various cross-border class actions.
Our company has experience before different courts, that consist of the Court of Appeals, Federal Court, and the Supreme Court with Leave Applications.
Our Class Action Group would navigate class action cases during all phases of the dispute while understanding the stresses which class action suits could place on both the defendants and the plaintiff class. Defendants in a class action are stressed by both money and time. We have ways in order to lessen disruption, and to move the issue to successful resolution in as timely and efficient a manner as possible. Our very first technique representing defendants is to try to limit the action or have it dismissed entirely at the pre-certification phase. We have a track record of accomplishing 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 aim is to resolve the litigation and avoid the need for a class action trial. We have been successful at negotiating favorable class action settlements for many of our defendant clients. This gives them peace of mind and frees them from future claims of unknown class members.
Our very first step, for the plaintiff class clientele, is to correctly limit the class while drafting the claim to minimize the certification period early on in the procedure. Our great skill helps us to correctly decide the most appropriate case whether it be a class action or large loss procedures to obtain the best outcomes.
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