About Our Firm

For over 20 years, Klein Lawyers has been helping victims who have suffered bodily injury, financial losses, and violations of their rights. Our firm focuses on two distinct types of legal claims:

Two factors unite these very different legal matters. First, each one involves negligence or wrongdoing on the part of individuals, corporations, institutions, and other parties. Second, dedicated legal expertise is essential for achieving a favourable outcome in each one of these cases.

If the owner or occupier of a property failed to keep the premises safe, or if you want to know whether you qualify for a class action lawsuit, Klein Lawyers has the experience, resources, and skills to help you.

Here are just some of the reasons to choose Klein Lawyers:

  • Our committed and dedicated staff can help you navigate the often-murky waters of the Canadian legal system so you can make informed decisions.
  • A free consultation will give you the opportunity to ask questions of a qualified lawyer and find out whether you’re entitled to compensation.
  • Klein Lawyers can help you reach an out-of-court settlement or, if necessary, will represent you in front of a judge or jury.
  • If you’re part of a class action lawsuit, rest assured that your voice – and the voices of others like you – will be heard.
  • Klein Lawyers’ lawyers and staff will represent you using the latest computer technology, years of experience, and old-fashioned hard work.

The details of your case will remain confidential — even after the matter has been settled.

For a free consultation, please call Klein Lawyers at (604) 874-7171 today. Our law firm handles claims throughout British Columbia and class action lawsuits throughout Canada.

History of the Law Firm

Klein Lawyers LLP (“Klein Lawyers”) is respected nationwide and employs over 50 staff with offices in Vancouver and Toronto. Klein Lawyers has been a pioneer in class action litigation in Canada, with more than 22 years’ experience in this practice area. Many of the firm’s lawyers have been called to the bar in British Columbia, Ontario, and Washington State.

Klein Lawyers has also served as plaintiffs’ counsel in the first class actions certified in several provinces, including British Columbia, Manitoba, Newfoundland, and Labrador.

David Klein, founder and partner of Klein Lawyers, is one of Canada’s top class action lawyers. He has been recognized by Lexpert as one of the most frequently recommended lawyers in class action litigation and by Best Lawyers in Canada as leading counsel in class action litigation. Klein Lawyers has also been recognized by Global Law Experts as Class Action Law Firm of the Year in Canada.

Klein Lawyers has recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for thousands of victims in a wide range of landmark lawsuits. The firm has undertaken and demonstrated great skill and expertise in class actions covering diverse industries ranging from defective drugs to deceptive marketing, pension and retirement benefits, food poisoning, institutional negligence, and environmental class actions.

Contact Klein Lawyers for information on the latest class action lawsuits.

Judicial Recognition of Klein Lawyers LLP’s Experience: Skill, Diligence, and Experience of Counsel

Sawatzky v. Société Chirurgicale Instrumentarium Inc., 1999 CanLII 6982 at para. 11

“The negotiations were conducted by plaintiffs’ counsel with experience in class proceedings.”

Sawatzky v. Société Chirurgicale Instrumentarium Inc., 1999 CanLII 6982 at para. 17

“The settlement agreement is supported by the representative plaintiff Bonita Jean Sawatsky. It was negotiated by senior counsel in three jurisdictions who have extensive experience in class actions. The plaintiff’s counsel in each of the Canadian class actions consider the settlement agreement to be fair and in the best interests of the class.”

Fischer v. Delgratia Mining Corp, [1999] B.C.J. No. 3149 at para. 23

“I am satisfied it is apparent from the material, which is complicated, and, I might say very well organized, that it is evidence of the difficulty of the work and the skill and competence of counsel.”

Knudsen (Guardian of) v. Consolidated Food Brands Inc., 2001 BCSC 1837 (CanLII) at para. 40

“Plaintiff’s counsel are senior members of the bar who have extensive experience in personal injury litigation and class actions…Plaintiff’s counsel were aggressive in the prosecution of the action….I agree with Mr. Klein that this represents a very timely resolution of the litigation.”

Knudsen (Guardian of) v. Consolidated Food Brands Inc., 2001 BCSC 1837 (CanLII) at para. 42

“The degree of skill and effort of counsel for the representative plaintiff is evidenced by the result obtained for class members and the timeliness of the resolution….”

Wilson v. Servier Canada Inc., [2001] O.J. No. 1615 at para. 17

“Third, this claim is very complex. Klein [Lawyers] is an experienced firm in class proceedings. There is an advantage to the national class generally to have the participation of additional counsel in this proceeding.”

Killough v. Canadian Red Cross Society, 2001 BCSC 1745 (CanLII) at para. 28

“Mr. Klein is experienced and able in relation to class proceedings. Over time he has acquired expertise that permits him to make a valuable contribution to the advancement and resolution of class actions.”

Killough v. Canadian Red Cross Society, 2001 BCSC 1745 (CanLII) at para. 29

“In so far as the settlement with the Province of British Columbia is concerned, I am satisfied that Mr. Klein’s tenacity resulted in the discovery of the fact that funds had been advanced by the Province to the Red Cross and assisted in the attainment of the order in the CCAA proceeding resulting in the payment of $6,531,382 to the Province.”

Killough v. Can. Red Cross, 2001 BCSC 1060 (CanLII) at para. 13

“He observed that the plan was the culmination of ‘two years of intense and complex negotiations’, and he commended counsel for their efforts in what he characterized as a ‘difficult and sensitive case.’”

Killough v. Can. Red Cross, 2001 BCSC 1060 (CanLII) at para. 25

“Thus, counsel’s recommendation of the settlement has a firm foundation in fact, and is enhanced by the extensive experience of counsel in personal-injury litigation generally and in blood-related litigation and class actions.”