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What Waddell Phillips has been making the news for lately.

Events

September 17, 2019 – Margaret Waddell to guest lecture at Osgoode Hall Law School —

Margaret Waddell will be a guest lecturer in the Osgoode Class Actions Seminar speaking about the role of the Representative Plaintiff.

Events

June 11, 2019 – Margaret Waddell to be an instructor at The Advocates’ Society’s Class Actions Advocacy Program —

June 11, 2019 – Margaret Waddell will be an instructor at The Advocates’ Society’s Class Actions Advocacy Program

News

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 issues, aggression, bouts of explosive anger, violent behavior, night terrors, panic attacks, anxiety, paranoia, suicidal thoughts and more.

CTV, “Canadian veterans suing government over anti-malarial drug’s adverse effects”

Globe and Mail, “First of possibly one thousand suits to be filed Wednesday by soldiers and veterans forced to take mefloquine on deployment”

Read the Statement of Claims below:

McEachern and Brooks Statement of Claim

Arntsen, Rude and Lepine Statement of Claim

Bona, Lalancette and Elms Statement of Claim

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April 23, 2019 – John Kingman Phillips ranked as one of Canada’s Top 50 Trial Lawyers —

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.

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March 2019 – Waddell Phillips recognized in Benchmark Litigation for “its fearless advocacy coupled with thoughtful and strategic advice for its clients” —

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.

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Cory Wanless and his clients featured in March edition of The Globe and Mail Report On Business article “Canadian mines have wreaked havoc in developing countries for decades. Finally, there’s hope for a solution” —

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?

Find the full article here.

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Events

March 21, 2019 – Margaret Waddell to be a panelist at OBA Class Action Roundtable —

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.

Events

March 20, 2019 – Margaret Waddell to guest lecture at the University of Toronto Faculty of 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.

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