Allergan Breast Implants
Allergan Breast Implants
If you received textured or smooth implants manufactured by Allergan, you may be affected by this class action lawsuit. Please fill out the form below to get in touch with us. Joining our contact list creates no financial obligation and we will keep all the information that you provide to us confidential.
Current update: Allergan’s Leave to Appeal Certification Denied. A link to the decision can be found here.
|Case Name:||Bunsko v. Allergan Inc., SCBC No. 196308, Vancouver Registry (the “BC Allergan Class Action”)|
|Kibalian v. Allergan PLC, CV-19-00620507-00CP (“the ON Allergan Class Action”)|
|Basal v. Allergan Inc., No: 500-06-000966-198 (“the QC Allergan Class Action”)|
|Together the BC Allergan Class Action, the ON Allergan Class Action, the QC Allergan Class Action will be called “the National Allergan Class Actions”|
|Court:||The BC Allergan Class Action was filed in the Supreme Court of British Columbia|
|Date Filed:||The BC Allergan Class Action was filed May 31, 2019.|
|Class Members:||Collectively the class has been defined as “All persons residing in Canada who were implanted with breast implants manufactured and distributed by Allergan plc and several of its affiliates”.|
This class action arises from Allergan’s alleged failure to disclose health risks associated with their breast implants, sold in Canada, including in British Columbia. Class action lawsuits were commenced in British Columbia, Ontario, and Quebec, collectively the National Allergan Class Actions.
Health Canada has recently suspended Allergan’s license for its Biocell breast implants. The full details of the Health Canada recall can be found here.
Our firm is seeking compensation for persons who underwent implant surgery with Allergan breast implants without being provided with full and adequate disclosure of the risks associated with the implants, including the risk of Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (“BIA-ALCL”) and for related financial losses associated with these health issues.
On December 21, 2022, Justice Morgan of the Ontario Superior Court granted certification of an expanded class proceeding on behalf of all persons who, between May 31, 1999, and May 29, 2019, were implanted in Canada with one or more Biocell textured breast implants and/or silicone breast implants manufactured by Allergan. A link to the decision can be found here: https://www.canlii.org/en/on/onsc/doc/2022/2022onsc7116/2022onsc7116.html
Allergan’s leave to appeal certification has been denied.
Although certification is not a determination of the merits of the action, the decision is an important first step in holding the Defendant accountable.
On March 23, 2022, Justice Morgan of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice granted certification of common issues relating to the propensity of Allergan Biocell® implants to cause Anaplastic Large Cell Lymphoma (“ALCL”). This means that the issues relating to ALCL are authorized to proceed to a common issues trial. The reasons for judgment of Justice Morgan and the entered order for certification can be found here.
If you have developed ALCL due to your Allergan breast implants, we encourage you to contact Ying Lee, Senior Paralegal, at firstname.lastname@example.org .
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