What Waddell Phillips has been making the news for lately.
July 25, 2019
Dear Mr. Leary and Councilor Robinson,
I was racially profiled on the TTC. You are no doubt familiar with my case as it has received a lot of public attention over the last few weeks. I am writing to request that you meet with me and my lawyer to discuss a resolution to my case. I am extremely disappointed that to date, TTC has made absolutely no effort to reach out to me, to apologize or to try to right the wrong that was done to me. The TTC cannot continue to ignore me.
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Separated parents can stay in touch about childcare and other issues by simply downloading an app to facilitate that communication, says Toronto family lawyer Julia Tremain.
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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.
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.
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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.
For decades, Canadian mining operations have wreaked havoc in developing countries. Villages have been razed, water supplies poisoned and allegations of rape – even murder – have emerged. But finally there is hope for a way out. Could a new avenue for justice lead to a brighter future for all of our mines?
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