Miralex Skin Cream
This lawsuit seeks to recover damages for personal injuries suffered as a result of use of the Miralex Skin Cream. The lawsuit was certified as a class action on February 6, 2000.
Counsel for the class are Branch MacMaster and Hanson Wirsig Matheos.
This class consists of all persons who purchased or received Miralex cream distributed by either Defendant who used the cream on their person and are alleged to have suffered injury and/or to be entitled to return of amounts paid for the cream. People from outside B.C. were given a right to opt into the lawsuit, but that time period has now expired. People resident in B.C. are automatically in the class unless they opted out. The period to opt out has also expired.
Documents that explain the lawsuit are available for viewing:
- Official Court Notice
- Certification Order
- Affidavit filed by the Plaintiff's expert Dr. Stuart Maddin explaining the side effects of clobetesol
- Further Amended Statement of Claim
A settlement has now been reached between the Plaintiffs and the Defendants. This settlement was approved by the court as fair and reasonable on April 18, 2002.
- Court Order Approving the Settlement
- Plaintiff's Brief in Support of the Settlement, which was adopted by the Court as its reasons for agreeing to approve the Settlement
- Settlement Agreement
- Affidavit of lawyer for the class
- Affidavit of lawyer for Miralex
Eligible Class Members have until August 30, 2002 to file a claim with the Claims Administrator.
The claim form must be sworn before a lawyer or a notary public. If you are able to attend at our offices or the offices of our co-counsel Hanson Wirsig, Hanson Wirsig Matheos, 302 - 15225 104 Ave, Surrey B.C. V3R 6Y8, Phone 604-583-2200, we will swear the document for free. If you attend before another lawyer or notary, there may be a small fee for this service.
If you have any questions about the settlement, please contact Nancy Boyles at 604-583-2200, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.