Top Criminal Lawyers in Kitchener - Our firm has extensive knowledge in class actions, acting for 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 provides our firm a well-rounded view of all sides of a class action.
Followed the voluntary recall of breast implants in the year 1993, our company was really involved in the resulting litigation as class action lawsuits were initiated versus the different breast implant makers. This was a time when class actions legislation was newly changing. Since then we have been involved in various product liability class actions. We represented defendants in actions initiated versus the Federal Government in relation to temporomandibular joint implants, actions commenced versus the producer of the Hepatitis B vaccine, and actions commenced versus the Federal Government regarding silicone gel breast implants.
Class action lawsuits might involve several various matters like investment advice, product liability, environmental contamination, medical treatment, property insurance, car insurance, and travel claims. We have likewise represented defendants in connection with class actions commenced following major aviation and various transportation disasters.
Our group's Coverage Counsel skill encompasses the participation behind-the-scenes with reinsurer, primary and excess entities regarding liabilities in class action litigation. This consists of local, national, and cross-border litigation. Our group advises and provides monitoring counsel services for insurance interests in different cross-border class actions.
Our firm has knowledge before different courts, that include the Court of Appeals, Federal Court, and the Supreme Court with Leave Applications.
In class action cases, our Class Action Group would navigate during all the stages of the dispute. We help you understand the stresses that whatever class action lawsuit could place on either the plaintiff class or the defendant. Defendants in these kinds of cases can be pressured 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 method representing defendants is to try to limit the action or have it dismissed completely at the pre-certification stage. We have a track record of doing this for our clients, which means that our clientele are let out of actions without ever having to partake within a certification hearing. Our objective 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 clients. This gives them peace of mind and frees them from future claims of unknown class members.
Our initial step, for the plaintiff class clients, is to correctly limit the class while drafting the claim to lessen the certification period early on within the process. Our great knowledge helps us to properly decide the most suitable case whether it be a large loss or class action procedures to obtain the very best results.
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