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Quarterbacking A Crisis
With Super Bowl LII looming this weekend, it seemed an apt time to reflect on the role of external counsel ‘quarterbacking' a crisis response in the product liability realm.
Canada
2 Feb 2018
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Sometimes, All You Have To Do Is Care: The Ontario Court Of Appeal Considers The Standard Of Care In The Context Of Contractual Duties And Industry Practice
Determining the appropriate standard of care in product liability actions based on negligence, will often determine the outcome of a case.
Canada
2 Feb 2018
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"Take This Implied Warranty With A Grain Of Sand": Different Results In Contract And Tort Claims Over Defective Septic System Filter Sand
The Ontario Superior Court's recent decision in Parkhill Excavating Limited v Robert E. Young Construction Limited is an interesting snapshot of how Canadian courts treat product liability ...
Canada
2 Feb 2018
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BC Court Toasts Claim Against Franchisor For "Defective Sandwich"
In one of the great opening lines of modern jurisprudence, the British Columbia Supreme Court recently stated in Chow v Subway Franchise Restaurants of Canada Ltd.:
Canada
23 Oct 2017
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Have Your Say On Federal Food Regulatory Change: Consultation Open On Draft Safe Food For Canadians
In January 2017, draft regulations under the Safe Food For Canadians Act (which was passed in November 2012) were published. The draft Regulations can be found here.
Canada
20 Feb 2017
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Canada Introduces Vaping Legislation
On November 22nd, new legislation was introduced (Bill S-5) that proposes significant changes to the Tobacco Act to institute regulation of vaping products...
Canada
25 Nov 2016
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Hardwood Humidity Headache: Ontario Divisional Court Imposes A Duty To Disclose On Product Retailers
In Swern v Amazon Hardwood Centre Inc., the appeal of an Ontario Small Claims Court decision, the Divisional Court found that product retailers have a duty to disclose product information in the context of an ordinary contractual relationship between a retailer and a consumer.
Canada
23 May 2016
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Regulating Risk: Keeping You Up-To-Date On Product Regulation
Here's a look at what's new with the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act and regulations to the Food and Drugs Act and Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.
Canada
23 May 2016
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One Step Back: Nova Scotia Retreats From Ontario's Progress On Waiver Of Tort
The Nova Scotia Supreme Court recently released its certification decision in Sweetland v. GlaxoSmithKline LLC, a pharmaceutical class action, in which the plaintiffs claimed negligence...
Canada
23 May 2016
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Product Liability E-Communiqué - September 2015
In Fernandes v. Araujo the Ontario Court of Appeal overturned one of its own previous decisions, clarifying a half-century old area of confusion in the law on vicarious liability for vehicle owners.
Canada
27 Sep 2015
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Canadian Courts ‘Rock The Boat’ On Spoliation Law
In June 2014, our product liability group reported on a number of developments in the law of spoliation pertaining to product liability.
Canada
7 Apr 2015
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Keeping You Up-To-Date On Consumer Product Regulation - What’s New With The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act?
An update on Health Canada’s consumer product safety transparency initiative and a note on the prohibition on toys and children’s products that contain TCEP in polyurethane foam.
Canada
7 Apr 2015
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Files Exhibited, Fines Unlimited: Health Industry Risks Under The New Bill C-17
The Minister of Health and Health Canada have bulked up with new powers over the holidays, and the medical products community needs to take notice.
Canada
18 Feb 2015
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Keeping You Up-To-Date On Consumer Product Regulation: What’s New With The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act?
As part of Health Canada’s stated ongoing commitment to transparency, it has announced that it will be publishing the following summary reports on its website going forward...
Canada
18 Feb 2015
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Product Liability E-Communiqué - February 2015
Canadian courts may be taking a firmer stance against certification in pharmaceutical class actions.
Canada
18 Feb 2015
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A Look Back At 2014 Trends In Product Liability Class Proceedings
Hello 2015 - From the Cassels Brock Product Liability Group, welcome back and we hope you enjoyed some time off this holiday season.
Canada
14 Jan 2015
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A Shattering Decision: Ontario Court Of Appeal Affirms Deference To Civil Jury’s Award
The recent Ontario Court of Appeal decision in Stilwell v. World Kitchen Inc. is a good example of why product liability claims can be difficult to litigate.
Canada
9 Dec 2014
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Commissioner Gives Headshot To Bauer - Company To Cease Hockey Helmet Performance Claims
The Competition Bureau entered into a Consent Agreement with Bauer, requiring the company to stop making certain performance claims made in connection with Bauer's RE-AKT hockey helmet.
Canada
21 Nov 2014
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Product Liability e-COMMUNIQUÉ - November 2014
The British Columbia Supreme Court dismissed a class action claim against two pharmaceutical manufacturer defendants in a pre-certification summary trial.
Canada
21 Nov 2014
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Cassels Brock Has Ontario Product Liability Action Dismissed Based On Application Of Georgia Limitations Statute
Cassels Brock’s Product Liability group was successful in having a $1 million claim against Chrysler Group entirely dismissed based on a limitation period under the law.
Canada
24 Jun 2014
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