Top Criminal Lawyers in Cambridge - Acting for defendants and the plaintiff class, our firm 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 experience in class actions gives our company a well-rounded view of all aspects of a class action.
During 1993, after the voluntary recall of breast implants, our firm was involved in various class action lawsuits that ware the resulting litigation commenced versus various breast implant makers. Class action legislation was newly changing throughout this period in time. Ever since then, we have been through several product liability class actions. We represented defendants in actions commenced versus the Federal Government regarding temporomandibular joint implants, actions commenced versus the producer of the Hepatitis B vaccine, and actions commenced against the Federal Government in relation to silicone gel breast implants.
The different class actions claims include various issues, like for example environmental contamination, investment advice, product liability, travel claims, medical treatment, property insurance and car insurance. We have likewise represented defendants in connection with class actions commenced following major aviation and different transportation disasters.
Our group's Coverage Counsel knowledge includes the involvement behind-the-scenes with reinsurer, primary and excess entities regarding liabilities in class action litigation. This consists of national, cross-border and local litigation. Our group advises and provides monitoring counsel services for insurance interests within various cross-border class actions.
Our company has experience before different courts, that comprise the Federal Court, Courts of Appeal, and the Supreme Court with Leave Applications.
Our Class Action Group would navigate class action cases throughout all phases of the dispute while understanding the stresses which class action suits could put on both the defendants and the plaintiff class. Defendants in a class action are stressed by both time and money. We have strategies to be able 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 entirely 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 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 gives them peace of mind and frees them from future claims of unknown class members.
For the plaintiff class clients, our initial step is to correctly limit the class while drafting the claim in such a manner as to make sure that the action is certified early on within the process. Our skill allows us to decide whether class action or large losses proceedings are most suitable and to get the very best outcome in either case.
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