We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.
In cooperation with Association of Corporate Counsel
  Request new password

Search results

Order by most recent / most popular / relevance

Results: 1-7 of 7

Court rejects class action settlement as substantively unfair

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 26 2014

As we have commented previously, substantive fairness is key in class action settlements. Two recent decisions by Justice Perell highlight the

Supreme Court of Canada denies leave to air dirty laundry in Whirlpool case

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 13 2014

This morning, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal in Arora v. Whirlpool. The Court's denial of leave has important implications for

Are product labelling class actions coming to Canada?

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • October 8 2013

Take a stroll through your local grocery store or pharmacy, and you can't help but notice a surfeit of labels featuring claims such as "100 natural

New product liability class action highlights uncertainties in class proceedings

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • April 29 2013

On April 15, 2013, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice certified a product liability class action in respect of pharmaceutical products

Class actions development: B.C. Court of Appeal slams the door on waiver of tort in statutory cases

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • July 20 2012

In a significant class certification decision with national implications, the British Columbia Court of Appeal in Koubi v. Mazda Canada Inc. has curtailed the ability of class plaintiffs to rely on restitutionary doctrines such as “waiver of tort” to obtain class certification in cases grounded in alleged breaches of statute

Andersen v. St. Jude Medical: whither waiver of tort?

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • June 29 2012

Class action litigants have long been awaiting a trial decision that would tackle the controversial doctrine of waiver of tort

Consumer protection class actions: consumers take their complaints to court

  • Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 2 2009

In 2008, Ontario courts certified several consumer protection class proceedings, often for the purpose of settlement