Top Criminal Lawyers in Saskatoon - Acting for defendants and the plaintiff class, our company has extensive skill in class actions. We have likewise acted as coverage counsel, on major class actions suits in both Canada and the US. This breadth and depth of skill in class actions gives our firm a well-rounded view of all aspects of a class action.
Followed the voluntary breast implants recall during 1993, our company was heavily involved in the resulting litigation as class action lawsuits were commenced versus the different breast implant makers. This was a time when class actions legislation was newly evolving. Ever since then we have been involved in several product liability class actions. We represented defendants in actions commenced against the Federal Government about temporomandibular joint implants, actions commenced versus the manufacturer of the Hepatitis B vaccine, and actions initiated versus the Federal Government in relation to silicone gel breast implants.
Class action lawsuits can comprise many various concerns like for instance investment advice, product liability, environmental contamination, property insurance, medical treatment, car insurance, and travel claims. We have even represented defendants in connection with class actions commenced following major aviation and other transportation disasters.
Our group's Coverage Counsel expertise encompasses the participation behind-the-scenes with primary, excess, and reinsurer 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 in different cross-border class actions.
Our company has skill before various courts, that comprise the Court of Appeals, Federal Court, and the Supreme Court with Leave Applications.
Our Class Action Group would navigate class action cases throughout all phases of the dispute while knowing the stresses which class action suits can put on both the defendants and the plaintiff class. Defendants in a class action are pressured by both time and money. We have methods to lessen disturbance, and to move the issue to successful resolution in as efficient and timely a manner as possible. Our first method on behalf of defendants is to try to limit the action or have it dismissed entirely 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 take part in a certification hearing. Our objective 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 clientele. This frees them from future claims of unknown class members and gives them peace of mind.
For the plaintiff class clientele, our first step is to properly limit the class while drafting the claim in such a way as to make sure that the action is certified early on in the procedure. Our skill allows us to decide whether large losses or class action proceedings are most appropriate and to get the very best result in either case.
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