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Product Liability & Complex Torts

Product liability claims often present as a mass tort: multiple claimants affected by the same alleged wrong.  For a business facing a mass tort claim, having experienced counsel is vital.

The lawyers of McEwan Partners have decades of experience defending complex product liability claims, whether brought by class action or individual claim. Our experience includes the defence of major automotive manufacturers, automotive parts manufacturers, manufacturers in the tobacco industry, manufacturers of cellular phones, as well as manufacturers of breast implants and various other medical products and devices. Our broad range of experience affords us the know-how to handle issues critical to mass tort claims, such as general and specific causation and proof of aggregate damages. We understand the issues and we have worked with leading experts within North America and beyond.​

Our experience in the area of mass torts and product liability has not gone unnoticed. Who’s Who: Legal, Lexpert and Best in Canada have recognized Ken McEwan Q.C. and Craig Dennis Q.C. in the areas of class actions and/or product liability in recent years.  Most recently, Ken McEwan, Q.C. has been described by Who’s Who Legal:  Product Liability for 2018 as “incredibly skilled” and “a practitioner who consistently impresses clients with his encyclopaedic knowledge.”   Best Lawyers named Ken McEwan Q.C. its class actions lawyers of the year in Vancouver for 2018.

Our experience sets us apart.

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