What Waddell Phillips has been making the news for lately.
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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Margaret Waddell will be a panelist at a Panel Discussion and Mentoring Roundtable sponsored by the OBA Class Action discussing making a career practicing class action law.
Margaret Waddell will be a guest lecturer in a course on class actions at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law on the topic of multijurisdictional class actions.
Cory Wanless will deliver a guest lecture in a course on international human rights at Queen’s University Faculty of Law on corporate accountability and international human rights.
Cory Wanless will speak to high school students as part of the innovative and award winning program “Law in Action Within Schools”, a partnership between Osgoode Hall Law School, the University of Toronto Faculty of Law and the Toronto District School Board designed to support, guide and motivate high school students.