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Class Actions

Ever since 1995 when the Class Proceedings Act came into force in British Columbia, CFM has been acting on behalf of plaintiffs pursuing large corporations, particularly in the areas of competition law and price fixing.

CFM has played a role in many class actions since 1995. One of the most notable to date being its participation as lead counsel in pursuing Hepatitis C litigation and in resolving that litigation on a pan-Canadian basis. The settlement amount was valued at $1.6 billion.

A full list of current active litigation where our lawyers are acting as counsel can be found in the left-hand side bar. Click on the case name to view full information about the case.

Notable cases in this field include:

  • DRAM (Dynamic Random Access Memory) Class Action: Pro-Sys Consultants Ltd. v. Infineon Technologies AG et al.
  • LCD Class Action: (Gruber v. LG Phillips LCD Co. Ltd. et al.)
  • Life Insurance Class Action: (Kenny v. Industrial-Alliance Pacific Life Insurance Company aka North West Life and Seaboard Life Insurance Company)
  • Hepatitis C Class Action: (Endean v. The Canadian Red Cross Society et al.)
  • Kwicksutaineuk/Ah-Kwa-Mish First Nation v. British Columbia (Agriculture and Lands)
  • Microsoft Class Action: Pro-Sys Consultants Ltd. and Godfrey v. Microsoft Corporation

Recent Class Action Updates

September 17, 2018
Commercial Halibut Fishing – Matter Concluded

This class action has been concluded. On September 12, 2018, a Consent Dismissal Order was filed with the court registry dismissing all claims.

August 30, 2018
Lithium Ion Rechargeable Batteries Settlements

Settlements have been reached with NEC, Samsung and Sony totaling over $7 million.

August 23, 2018
Microsoft Class Action

Motion to approve Settlement Agreement scheduled for September 21, 2018.

August 22, 2018
Capacitors Class Action

Settlements have been reached with TOKIN, Nitsuko and Okaya. Hearings to approve the settlements will be heard this Fall. For more information on this case,…

August 2, 2018
Visa / Mastercard – Application to Approve Settlements with National Bank, Visa and Mastercard

Class Counsel attended before the BC Court on June 25, 2018, July 4, 2018 and July 5, 2018 for the application to approve settlements with…

July 26, 2018
Entered Alberta Order re Adjournment of Settlement Approval (Visa, Mastercard and National Bank)

A copy of the order can be viewed HERE.

July 10, 2018
Visa / Mastercard – National Bank Settlement Approval Hearings

Class Counsel attended before the BC Court on June 25, 2018 for the application to approve settlements with National Bank, Visa and Mastercard and are…

June 21, 2018
Commercial Halibut Fishing Class Action update

This class action has been concluded. On September 12, 2018, a Consent Dismissal Order was filed with the court registry dismissing all claims.

May 15, 2018
Children’s Cough Medicine

Settlements totaling $290,000 were reached with Trillium Health Care Products Inc., Vita Health Products Inc. and Procter & Gamble Inc. The settlement funds were used…

April 5, 2018
Visa / Mastercard Class Action – Settlement Approval Hearing

Settlements have been reached with National Bank, Visa and MasterCard.

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