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Legislative action needed on arbitration clauses: Waddell

Ontario’s legislature must act after the Supreme Court of Canada barred businesses from joining a consumer class action over alleged cellphone overbilling, Toronto ... Read more

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Class actions needed ‘when governments let us down’

Toronto class-action lawyer  Stephen Moreau has filed a lawsuit against the Ontario government for its cancellation of the guaranteed income pilot project, reports CTV ... Read more

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OCA decision finds judge altered class-settlement provision

An Ontario Court of Appeal decision that found a motion judge erred by ordering plaintiffs’ counsel to donate $1.5 million of their fees to charity highlights the perils of ... Read more

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Know your rights in an airline accident: Lee

Depending on where you travel, it can be complicated to seek a remedy through the courts for an airline injury, Toronto personal injury lawyer   Andrew M. Lee   ... Read more

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Mentoring young and prospective class-action litigators

Toronto class-action lawyer  Margaret Waddell will help introduce law students and young lawyers to the complex and evolving area of litigation, which has been her ... Read more

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Bencher candidate Lesage wants LSO to be more efficient

Bencher candidate  Michael Lesage  says he would like to see the Law Society of Ontario (LSO) “become more effective in a much more limited sphere.” ... Read more

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Rastin to share insights at Accident Benefits 2019

Barrie-area litigator  Steve Rastin will be a guest panelist at Osgoode Professional Development’s  Accident Benefits 2019: What’s New,  What’s ... Read more

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Class members cash in on strength of creative counsel

A $100-million class-action settlement shows the value of creative counsel, Toronto class-action lawyer  Margaret Waddell tells  AdvocateDaily.com . The Federal ... Read more

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Federal Court approves settlement with moms denied extra EI benefits

Toronto employment lawyer  Stephen Moreau is “thrilled” that the Federal Court has approved a multimillion-dollar class-action settlement launched by people ... Read more

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Canadian companies shouldn't read too much into Bangladesh ruling

Canadian companies with connections to foreign disasters could still find themselves on the hook for damages, even after the Court of Appeal recently dismissed a claim ... Read more

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Ride-sharing class action back on track despite province bailing

The provincial government's decision to not take part in an appeal concerning a proposed $400-million class action against a leading ride-sharing service was an "abdication," ... Read more

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Representative plaintiffs key players in class-action lawsuits

Representative plaintiffs in class-action lawsuits play a vital role as the name and face of a very public proceeding, says Toronto class action lawyer Margaret Waddell . ... Read more

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Connecting losses to alleged negligence key in class action: Waddell

A judge’s decision to deny certification of a pharmaceutical class-action lawsuit demonstrates how important it is for plaintiffs to connect losses to alleged negligence, ... Read more

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Indian Hospital class action: the origins

In part one of a three-part series exploring the Indian Hospital class action, Alberta Indigenous rights litigator Leighton Grey  discusses some of the ... Read more

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Moreau files class action against TV production company

A $45-million lawsuit has been launched against the production company that makes a number of popular TV programs — including Property Brothers — alleging ... Read more

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Decision: better compensation for public health insurers in class actions

A recent Saskatchewan court decision is significantly improving the way public health insurers are compensated in class-action lawsuits, says Toronto class-action lawyer Margaret ... Read more

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Grey spreads the word about 'Indian hospital' class action

Alberta Indigenous rights litigator  Leighton Grey  is spreading the word across Alberta about new residential school and “Indian Hospital” claims against ... Read more

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Darryl Singer's media roundup

Toronto-area civil litigator and personal injury lawyer Darryl Singer is frequently called upon by the media to be a trusted source for their news stories, particularly for his ... Read more

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How the Soulpepper case changed cultural institutions without going to trial

TORONTO — They may not have had their day in court, but the actresses who sued the Soulpepper Theatre Company and one of its co-founders over sexual harassment ... Read more

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Siskinds files proposed class action against Facebook

A class-action lawsuit filed by Siskinds LLP against Facebook continues to collect plaintiffs who may have had their data scraped by Cambridge Analytica through an app on the ... Read more

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