David Klein discusses medical device product recalls
Klein Lawyers are class counsel in national class action lawsuits concerning individuals implanted with a Zimmer Durom acetabular metal on metal hip implant or “Durom Cup” in Canada. The Durom Cup is a device used in hip replacement or hip resurfacing surgery. A National Settlement Agreement has been signed by the parties. The settlement applies to “all persons who were implanted with the Durom Cup in Canada” and their estates and families.
Claims deadline is September 5,2017.
National Settlement Agreement (English)
National Settlement Agreement (French Translation)
Settlement was approved by the Ontario, Quebec and British Columbia courts and settlement became final on October 3, 2016.
Notice of Settlement to Class Members (English)
Notice of Settlement to Class Members (French)
If you received a Zimmer Durom hip implant, and have undergone further surgery to replace it (or are unable to undergo this replacement surgery for medical reasons), please telephone us at 604-874-7171 or toll free at 1-800-468-4466 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
“The negotiations were conducted by plaintiffs’ counsel with experience in class proceedings.”
“I am satisfied it is apparent from the material, which is complicated, and, I might say very well organized...”
“Plaintiff’s counsel are senior members of the bar who have extensive experience in personal injury litigation and class actions..”
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“The lead class counsel is experienced and has been recognized by the courts in approving settlements in other class actions.”
“Counsel for the plaintiffs in the various jurisdictions appear to be experienced in class proceedings, and to be recognized as skilled litigators.”
“…Plaintiff’s counsel retained the British Columbia law firm of Klein Lawyers to assist in the litigation. That firm has extensive experience...”
“Klein Lawyers is a litigation firm focusing on class actions. The firm is based in Vancouver but also has a Toronto office.”
“The proposed Class Counsel have excellent qualifications…”
“Mr. Klein of Klein Lawyers has over 20 years of experience in the field of class action litigation and has appeared as plaintiffs’ counsel in over 25 certified class actions...”
“Class counsel, Klein Lawyers LLP and Kim Orr Barristers P.C., are highly experienced in class action litigation. Both firms have practiced in the specialized area of class action litigation for over 20 years”
“British Columbia class counsel took on this case on a contingency basis, and faced a real risk of not being paid at all for their services.”
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“There is little doubt that the lawyers of the firm expended a great deal of time in prosecuting the action, in negotiating a settlement...”
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