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Class actions and consumer product settlements: the proof is in (the receipt for) the pudding

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • November 14 2014

Consumers don’t keep their receipts. This poses a unique challenge in consumer product class actions, especially when parties seek the Court’s

B.C. Court denies certification of vitaminwater class action

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 6 2014

The British Columbia Supreme Court recently denied certification of a proposed class action regarding the labelling and marketing of vitaminwater

Class actions and consumer product settlements: the proof is in (receipt for) the pudding

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • -
  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • October 14 2014

Consumers don't keep their receipts. This poses a unique challenge in consumer product class actions, especially when parties seek the Court's

Five drivers of litigation and steps to minimize the risk

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 16 2014

The things we eat and drink can harm us as well as help us, a simple fact that has long made the food and beverage products industry a target for

Food labelling class actions: the “all natural” battle rages on

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • July 3 2014

The recent deluge of "all natural" class actions, about which we wrote in a previous post, continues to plague food and beverage manufacturers south

Court rejects class action settlement as substantively unfair

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • 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
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  • Canada
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  • 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
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  • Canada
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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