February 28, 2020 – Cory Wanless, quoted in the Canadian Lawyer about Supreme Court of Canada case Nevsun Resources Ltd. v. Araya

A Canadian mining company that is a majority owner in a mine in Eritrea may be sued for alleged abuses that occurred in that country, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled on Friday. The Court’s ruling holds that corporations can be held liable in civil law for breaches of international law, and that the act […]

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December 19, 2019 – Class action launched against LifeLabs over privacy breach affecting 15 million Canadians

TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Waddell Phillips PC and Klein & Schonblum Associates have launched a national privacy breach class action against LifeLabs and associated companies on behalf of the estimated 15 million Canadians whose personal information, including highly sensitive health information, was compromised in a cyber attack. The cyber criminals demanded, and […]

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Nov 7, 2019 – Waddell Phillips lawyer Cory Wanless quoted in the New York Times regarding an attack against mine workers at a Canadian gold mine in West Africa.

“It is highly distressing that Semafo made the decision to protect its expat workers by flying them to its mines precisely because of past attacks on ground convoys, and yet continues to rely on exposed ground convoys for its local workers,” Mr. Wanless said. “To me, this reeks of a Canadian company valuing the lives […]

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September 19, 2019 – Statement by Reece Maxwell-Crawford on the resolution of his lawsuit against the Toronto Transit Commission

Waddell Phillips announces the following statement by Reece Maxwell-Crawford.   I am very happy that the events of February 18, 2018 will be put behind me. Yesterday, I met with Rick Leary, the CEO of the TTC to discuss my experience and the steps that the TTC has committed to take to address to racial […]

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May 1, 2019 – Waddell Phillips and Howie, Sacks and Henry launch the first of hundreds of lawsuits on behalf of Canadian veterans for harms caused by the anti-malarial drug Mefloquine lawsuits

Three separate lawsuits have been filed in the Federal Court on behalf of eight former members of the Canadian Armed Forces who were ordered to take Mefloquine, an anti-malarial drug, while deployed on missions in Rwanda, Afghanistan and Somalia. This anti-malarial drug can cause severe and potentially permanent neurological and psychological side effects including mood […]

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