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The Quebec Court Of Appeal Renders A Landmark Decision Regarding Prescription Drug Manufacturers' Duty To Warn
In a judgment rendered on May 8, 2019, the Quebec Court of Appeal[1] upheld a Superior Court decision[2] dismissing a class action ...
Canada
28 May 2019
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Recent Cannabis Product Liability Class Action: A Cautionary Tale For Cannabis Companies
As cannabis legalization moves north of the border, companies in Canada will inevitably face legal issues similar to those faced by their peers in the United States...
Canada
5 Mar 2019
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Cannabis Product Liability Class Actions Come To Canada
As cannabis legalization moves north of the border, cannabis companies in Canada will inevitably face similar legal issues as they have in the United States, where the decriminalization of cannabis in several jurisdictions ...
Canada
21 Feb 2019
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Health Canada And CPSC Release New Draft Guidance Document For Consumer Product Industry
On March 23, 2018, Health Canada and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission jointly released a new draft guidance document titled Guidance on the Application of Human Factors to Consumer Products.
Canada
6 Apr 2018
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Key Takeaways – 7th Annual Consumer Products And Retail Summit
McCarthy Tetrault's 7th Annual Consumer Products and Retail Summit was held on February 23, 2017.
Worldwide
3 Apr 2017
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Victory For A Healthcare Company In The First Pharmaceutical Product Liability Class Action Trial In Canada
On October 19, 2016, the Superior Court of Québec released the first ever decision of a Canadian Court ruling on the merits of a pharmaceutical product liability common issues trial.
Canada
11 Nov 2016
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BC Court Refuses To Strike Jury Notice In Common Issues Trial
On July 28, 2016, in Bartram v. GlaxoSmithKline Inc., 2016 BCSC 1409, the BC Supreme Court dismissed the defendants' application for an order striking out a jury notice...
Canada
11 Aug 2016
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Practical Strategies For Managing Consumer Complaints
Experience has taught us that many consumer complaints do not signal a material issue.
Canada
22 Apr 2016
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Takeaways – McCarty Tétrault's 6th Annual Consumer Products And Retail Summit
McCarthy Tetrault's 6th Annual Consumer Products and Retail Summit was held on February 25, 2016. Here are our key takeaways from the Summit, including practical tips from each of our topics:
Canada
8 Mar 2016
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No Ads For The Other Side: Limits On The Nature Of Notice To Be Given To Class Members
Once an action has been certified as a class action, notice of certification is required to be given to the class.
Canada
10 Apr 2015
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No Duck, No Luck: Quebec Superior Court Denounces Passive Class Action Petitioners And Their Enterprising Counsel
In Adanna Charles v. Boiron Canada, the Quebec Superior Court recently rendered a judgement refusing to authorize (certify) a class action.
Canada
29 Jan 2015
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A Culture Shift? Pre-Certification Summary Trial In Product Liability Case
The BC Supreme Court released a decision in Player v. Janssen-Ortho Inc., a proposed product liability class action involving transdermal fentanyl patches.
Canada
23 Jul 2014
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Safety Legislation Presents New Challenges For Canadian Businesses
Importers, sellers and manufacturers face additional government oversight, potential prosecution and possible civil claims as a result of recently unveiled consumer safety legislation.
Canada
3 Nov 2011
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The WTO Rules on Genetically Modified Organisms
recent World Trade Organization (WTO) interim ruling on the regulation of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), EC-Measures Affecting the Approval and Marketing of Biotech Products, will be of significant interest to companies operating in the food and agricultural sectors.
Canada
 
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