Montreal firms mount class-action lawsuit against breast implant manufacturers

(Phil Carpenter/ Global News) — The year Judith Lépine turned 19, she says, was one of the most difficult of her life.

“I’m telling you [now] I want to live,” she said, weeping. “I’m 25, I am not dead.”

But in her late teens, she thought of giving up. The reason, she says, was suffering as a result of breast implants.

When she was 16 years old, she had textured breast implants to correct breast asymmetry. The surgeon, she says, told her and her parents at the time that they were safe. (…)

Several women have had similar experiences. That’s why two Montreal law firms, LPC Avocats, and Tiger Banon Inc., have filed a class-action lawsuit. (…)

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