Top Criminal Lawyers in Peterborough - Representing the plaintiff class and the defendant, our company has extensive skill in class actions. We have likewise acted as coverage counsel, on major class actions suits in both the U.S. and Canada. This depth and breadth of knowledge in class actions provides our firm a well-rounded view of all aspects of a class action.
During the year 1993, after the voluntary breast implants recall, our company was involved in numerous class action lawsuits that ware the resulting litigation commenced versus different breast implant manufacturers. Class action legislation was newly evolving throughout this period in time. Since then, we have been through many product liability class actions. We represented defendants in actions initiated against the Federal Government in relation to temporomandibular joint implants, actions commenced versus the producer of the Hepatitis B vaccine, and actions initiated versus the Federal Government regarding silicone gel breast implants.
Class action lawsuits might consist of several various problems like for example environmental contamination, investment advice, product liability, property insurance, medical treatment, car insurance, and travel claims. We have even represented defendants in connection with class actions initiated following major aviation and different transportation disasters.
Our Coverage Counsel Group's expertise encompasses behind-the-scenes involvement with primary, excess, and reinsurer entities about 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 services for insurance interests within different cross-border class actions.
Our class action litigators have a history of experience before various courts, including Courts of Appeal, Federal Courts, and in Leave applications to the Supreme Court.
Our Class Action Group would navigate class action cases through all phases of the dispute while understanding the stresses that class action suits can place on both the plaintiff class and the defendant. Defendants in a class action are pressured by both time and money. We have ways to minimize disruption, and to move the matter to successful resolution in as efficient and timely a manner as possible. Our 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 doing this for our clients, which means that our clientele are let out of actions without ever having to partake in a certification hearing. Our goal 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 frees them from future claims of unknown class members and gives them peace of mind.
Our first step, for the plaintiff class clients, is to correctly limit the class while drafting the claim to reduce the certification period early on in the process. Our great knowledge helps us to properly decide the most appropriate case whether it be a class action or large loss proceedings to obtain the best outcomes.
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