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Private Investigator · Investigation Services in Manitoba Canada
When is a private investigators' services used? Below we see samples of types of legal and business situations when this type of service is useful for lawyers or businesses to contract with.
Not surprisingly we find lawyers representing both plaintiff and defence clients may make use of a private investigator to find new or corroborate exisiting evidence in a court case involving a personal injury / product liability / corporate litigation matter. Below we note that criminal lawyers also use these services. Certainly these services sometimes are called upon to help enforce a court judgement when people-finding services are needed to track down payment responsibilities.
Duncan Investigations was founded in 1989 by Janie Duncan. We are a full service investigation firm providing both public and private investigation services for local, regional, national, and international clients.
We are fully bonded and licensed with the Government of Manitoba Law Enforcement Services, and Memberships with the National Association of Investigation Specialists, Association in Defense of the Wrongfully Convicted, and Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.
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Bruce Lemer was called to the bar in 1982.
He was plaintiff's co-counsel in Endean vs. Canadian Red Cross and others, ... a class action on behalf of individuals infected with hepatitis C through blood transfusions, which resulted in the largest class action settlement in Canadian history.
He has extensive experience in complex litigation, having acted for numerous individuals in products liability and professional negligence claims against governments, blood products manufacturers and the Canadian Red Cross for infection with HIV and hepatitis C through blood transfusions and blood products.
He has successfully represented plaintiffs in negligence claims against stockbrokers and brokerage firms, physicians and highway maintenance bodies (for accidents caused by inadequate winter maintenance procedures).
He has appeared on numerous occasions in the British Columbia Supreme Court, the BC Court of Appeal, and courts in Alberta and Ontario.
In 2003-2004 he is plaintiffs' counsel in:
Mr. Lemer has also successfully represented plaintiffs and defendants in a wide range of personal injury cases, including those dealing with quadriplegia, brain injuries, serious orthopedic injuries and death claims.
Publications and Articles by Mr. Lemer include:
Other lawyers & law firms involved with the Hepititis-C Class Action in Canada included
Alberta Hepatitis C Claims Lawyers
Allan Botan (Edmonton Office)
SEE ALSO November 2004 Update on Hepititis C January 01, 1986 to July 01, 1990 Class Actions Settlement
SEE ALSO Hepatitis C Society of Canada web site for general info.
SEE ALSO Hepatitis C Society Compensation Section re Manitoba residents
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