class actions


  • Waterloo police officers take complaints to OCA

    Waterloo police officers take complaints to OCA

    Jul 23, 2018

    Three Waterloo police officers are taking their case to the Ontario Court of Appeal after a Superior Court judge denied them class action certification on the basis that the case did not fall under the court’s jurisdiction.

  • Monday, July 2, 2018

    Monday, July 2, 2018

    Jul 2, 2018


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  • Sixties Scoop settlement sheds light on class action fee calculations

    Sixties Scoop settlement sheds light on class action fee calculations

    Jul 2, 2018

    A landmark settlement involving Indigenous Canadians removed from their families has turned to a battle over legal fees, and the outcome could clarify how class action settlements are negotiated and approved, lawyers say.

  • Banks added to alleged conspiracy class action

    Banks added to alleged conspiracy class action

    Jun 25, 2018

    Entities related to TD Bank and BMO will be added as parties to a class action suit against major banks, after Ontario’s Court of Appeal overturned a lower court’s decision.

  • Firm ordered to pay $1.5 million in fees to charity

    Firm ordered to pay $1.5 million in fees to charity

    Jun 18, 2018

    Koskie Minsky LLP is seeking leave to appeal an Ontario Superior Court of Justice order to donate $1.5 million of its legal fees to charity.

  • Duty of care must be scrutinized, says OCA

    Duty of care must be scrutinized, says OCA

    May 14, 2018

    The full extent or scope of any duty of care that is owed by a defendant must be carefully scrutinized when deciding what types of damages may apply to this duty, the Ontario Court of Appeal has stressed in a class action case related to the 2008 listeriosis outbreak.

  • Cybersecurity sagacity

    May 14, 2018

    It’s the dawn of a new age after Facebook users around the world have found out unexpected ways their personal information may be available to others through their use of the social media platform.

  • Legal fight over plaza collapse continues

    Legal fight over plaza collapse continues

    Apr 30, 2018

    The legal analysis of the judge who declined to certify a proposed $2-billion class action in connection with the 2013 collapse of a plaza in Bangladesh in which 1,130 workers were killed was front and centre at the Ontario Court of Appeal last week.

  • Tragedy and the law

    Apr 30, 2018

    Death and suffering is an inescapable element of the human condition. Lately, there have been far too many relentlessly awful events in the headlines.

  • Class action may reach resolution in shorter timeline

    Class action may reach resolution in shorter timeline

    Apr 30, 2018

    A $1.8-billion class action application launched in January accuses the federal government of segregating portions of Canada’s Indigenous population in “Indian hospitals” across the country between 1945 and 1981, where people were allegedly abused, confined and mistreated.

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