Top Criminal Lawyers in Moose Jaw Saskatchewan - Our firm has extensive knowledge in class actions, representing both the defendant and plaintiff class. On major class actions that have been brought within Canada and the U.S., we have acted as coverage counsel. This breadth and depth of knowledge 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 1993, our firm was really involved in the resulting litigation as class action lawsuits were initiated versus the different breast implant manufacturers. This was a time when class actions legislation was newly changing. Since then we have been involved in a lot of product liability class actions. We represented defendants in actions commenced against the Federal Government regarding temporomandibular joint implants, actions initiated versus the manufacturer of the Hepatitis B vaccine, and actions commenced versus the Federal Government regarding silicone gel breast implants.
The various class actions claims consists of various concerns, like for example product liability, environmental contamination, investment advice, car insurance, travel claims, medical treatment and property insurance. We have even represented defendants in connection with class actions initiated following major aviation and different transportation disasters.
Our group's Coverage Counsel knowledge includes the involvement behind-the-scenes with excess, reinsurer and primary entities concerning liabilities in class action litigation. This consists of cross-border, local and national litigation. Our group advises and offers monitoring counsel services for insurance interests in different cross-border class actions.
Our company has experience before various 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 stages of the dispute while knowing the pressures which class action suits could put on both the plaintiff class and the defendant. Defendants in a class action are stressed by both money and time. We have strategies to minimize disruption, 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 completely at the pre-certification stage. We have a track record of accomplishing this for our clients, which means that our clientele are let out of actions without ever having to participate within 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 clients. 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 ensure that the action is certified early on within the procedure. Our skill allows us to determine whether large losses or class action procedures are most appropriate and to acquire the best result in either case.
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