Class Action
Michael Ford (post until Oct. 31/19)
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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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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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Ontario court certifies ballet class-action lawsuit

A judge has given the green light to a lawsuit launched by Toronto class-action lawyer  Margaret Waddell  against a prominent ballet school and former teacher on behalf ... Read more

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Due diligence for discovery a key issue in bank class action: Waddell

The fundamental issue the Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) was grappling with in a class-action lawsuit against major banks was the meaning of “exercising due diligence” ... Read more

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Grey to host information sessions on Indian hospitals class action

Alberta Indigenous rights litigator  Leighton Grey  will host two information sessions to update potential claimants on the Indian hospitals class action.  ... Read more

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Waddell represents proposed class in lawsuit against insurer

Toronto class-action lawyer Margaret Waddell is representing a plaintiff who has launched a proposed class-action lawsuit against an Ontario auto insurer over allegedly ... Read more

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Decision provides guidance on when an affidavit is needed: Waddell

A court has provided a helpful primer to lawyers to determine when evidence submitted as part of a motion or application must be made an exhibit to an affidavit, says Toronto ... Read more

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Public consultation welcome in LCO class-action review

Twenty-five years after the enactment of the Class Proceedings Act , 1992 (CPA), the Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) has recognized that a lack of empirical data on class ... Read more

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New CBA protocol on multi-jurisdictional class actions

A new protocol for the case management of multi-jurisdictional class actions, adopted by the Canadian Bar Association (CBA), will likely lead to less overlap and fewer conflicting ... Read more

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OCA settles issue around third-party funding

A recent Ontario Court of Appeal (OCA) decision settled the issue of whether a judge’s order on a third-party funding agreement is final or interlocutory, says Toronto ... Read more

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Number of class actions involving data breaches steadily increasing

Class-action lawsuits involving data breaches are on the rise in response to a changing Canadian legal landscape and the growing dependence on electronic records, says London ... Read more

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Decisions provide insight into competing class actions

Three recent decisions — one each from Quebec, Saskatchewan and Ontario — provide guidance about when one court may defer to another in competing class proceedings, ... Read more

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Auto owners need to be vigilant in face of more recalls

With automobile recalls on the rise, drivers should be proactive and make sure their vehicle receives all the necessary repairs, says London class-action lawyer Sabrina Lombardi ... Read more

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