Class Actions


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A class action lawsuit comes about when a large number of individuals and/or businesses have been harmed in the same way by the same defendant. In most cases, class actions are brought against businesses, governments or other organizations. The strength of a class action is that it allows the wronged parties to sue the defendant as a group rather than individually. Suing as a class often gives the plaintiffs more bargaining power and makes the cost of representation more manageable.

Class actions are extremely complex legal matters that require the attention of an experienced law firm with the knowledge, the skill and the commitment to protect the rights of those involved. The Vancouver class action lawyers at the law firm of Grant Kovacs Norell represent parties in all types of these cases.


Substantial Experience With a Wide Variety of Class Actions

Our lawyers have been involved in a number of high-profile class action lawsuits. The following are just a few examples of cases we are handling:

  • Representing medical practitioners in class proceedings against the Medical Services Commission of British Columbia for unpaid medical services plan fees, Halvorson v. Medical Services Commission
  • Representing individuals in class proceedings against the University of British Columbia for improper storage of cryopreserved sperm, Lam v. University of British Columbia
  • Representing plaintiffs in a proposed class action against a cellular telephone service provider for alleged improper billing practices and breach of contract, Seidel v. Telus

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