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The Canadian Food and Drugs Act: a complete code

Canada - June 24 2015 In Harrison v Afexa Life Sciences Inc the British Columbia Supreme Court has confirmed that the Food and Drugs Act constitutes a complete code…


Suggesting an alternative approach to an uncommon medical device class action

Canada - May 7 2015 In O'Brien v Bard Canada Inc, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice recently declined to certify a medical device class action because the plaintiff…


The individual nature of medical device litigation

Canada - April 10 2015 A recent Alberta decision refusing to certify a proposed medical device class action illustrates that in some cases a class action is not preferable…


Successful pre-certification summary trial in pharmaceutical product liability case

Canada - July 21 2014 The British Columbia Supreme Court recently dismissed claims against two defendants in a proposed class action, prior to certification, citing a lack…

Co-authors: Lauren Posloski .


Aggregate damages in class proceedings: Ontario court takes a first step

Canada - July 21 2014 In what is reported to be the first class action decision in which an award of aggregate damages on a class-wide basis has been made, the Ontario…

Co-authors: Pamela Sidey.

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