What Waddell Phillips has been making the news for lately.
On July 11, 2019, the Toronto Ombudsman released a report that was critical of a TTC investigation into an incident in which our client, Reece Maxwell-Crawford, a young black man, was shoved and pinned to the ground by TTC Fare Inspectors in February 2018. The Toronto Ombudsman found that the report failed to examine evidence of potential racial bias and was “not adequately thorough, fair, and transparent” to support its conclusions. Media coverage of the Ombudsman report includes:
CBC Metro Morning, “Young man suing TTC for racial profiling reacts to ombudsman’s report”
Waddell Phillips is hiring an associate with 4 – 7 years’ class action experience.
Susan Holmes, Cora Plourd Nicholson, and Svetlana Tenetko have commenced proceedings against the Government of Prince Edward Island, former Liberal Premier Robert Ghiz, and former Ministers Allan Campbell and Michael Mayne. Waddell Phillips, on behalf of Susan Holmes, Cora Plourd Nicholson, and Svetlana Tenetko, have issued a Statement of Claim against the Government of Prince Edward Island, former Liberal Premier Robert Ghiz, and former Ministers Allan Campbell and Michael Mayne. More information can be found in Waddell Phillips’ Press Release.
Margaret Waddell will be a guest lecturer in the Osgoode Class Actions Seminar speaking about the role of the Representative Plaintiff.
June 11, 2019 – Margaret Waddell will be an instructor at The Advocates’ Society’s Class Actions Advocacy Program
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 issues, aggression, bouts of explosive anger, violent behavior, night terrors, panic attacks, anxiety, paranoia, suicidal thoughts and more.
Read the Statement of Claims below:
Congratulations to founding partner, John Kingman Phillips, who was recognized in Benchmark Litigation as one of Canada’s Top 50 Trial Lawyers. The full list of Canada’s Top 50 Trial Lawyers can be found here.
Waddell Phillips has been recognized in Benchmark Litigation “for its fearless advocacy coupled with thoughtful and strategic advice for its clients.” Margaret Waddell was named a “Litigation Star” and John Kingman Phillips named a “Litigation Star” and one of the “Top 50 Trial Lawyers in Canada”. The full post can be found here.