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Food Fight: Restaurants Can't Recover Lost Profits From Supplier When They Lose Business After A Meat Recall
The Ontario Court of Appeal decision in 1688782 Ontario Inc. v. Maple Leaf Foods Inc. is among the first rulings to apply the duty of care analysis from the Supreme Court of Canada's 2017 Livent ruling.
Canada
2 Jul 2018
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British Columbia Court Of Appeal Overturns Certification Of Pharmaceutical Class Action
The B.C. Court of Appeal unanimously overturned an order certifying a class proceeding against the manufacturers of the weight-loss drug sibutramine.
Canada
25 Feb 2015
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British Columbia Court Of Appeal Decertifies Pharmaceutical Class Action
In "Wakelam v. Wyeth Consumer Healthcare / Wyeth Soins de Sante Inc.", the British Columbia Court of Appeal overruled a decision certifying a class action involving the sale of cough and cold medicines for use by children.
Canada
17 Mar 2014
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Court Of Appeal Affirms Dismissal Of Negligence Claim For Defective But Non-Dangerous Washing Machines
In Arora v. Whirlpool Canada LP (2013 ONCA 657) the Court of Appeal upheld the denial of certification of claims against Whirlpool on the basis that it is plain and obvious there is no cause of action in negligence for diminution in value of a defective non-dangerous consumer product.
Canada
11 Nov 2013
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Canadian Food Inspection Agency Is Third Party In Proposed Class Action
In Harrison v. XL Foods Inc., a putative class action launched against XL Foods Inc. for negligence in connection with the 2012 recall of meat from an Alberta processing plant that was found to be contaminated with E. coli, the defendant XL has successfully added the Canadian Food Inspection Agency as a third party to the lawsuit.
Canada
25 Sep 2013
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The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act - The New Reality - Video
Topics explored within this seminar include: Mandatory reporting of incidents that pose a threat--or might pose a threat--to human health or safety.
Canada
 
3 May 2012
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Canada Consumer Product Safety Act Comes Into Force June 20, 2011 - What Retailers Need To Know
Retailers operating in Canada will soon face significant new obligations under the new Canada Consumer Product Safety Act.
Canada
8 Mar 2011
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The Theory Of Regulatory Negligence Is Further Eroded By Recent Decision
In a series of recent preliminary motions heard in a class proceeding, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice confirmed that alleging regulatory negligence as a cause of action will be very difficult.
Canada
24 Aug 2007
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Products Liability In Flux: Courts Continue To Struggle With The Doctrine Of Waiver Of Tort
Back in the summer of 2004, Mr. Justice Cullity of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice granted certification of a class action on behalf of users of a certain type of blood glucose monitor, which was alleged to be "dangerously defective" but which appeared to cause no harm: Serhan v. Johnson & Johnson (2004), 72 O.R. (3d) 296 (S.C.J.).
Canada
10 Oct 2006
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