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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

December 8, 2020
Capacitors Class Action – New Settlement

On November 25, 2020, the BC Court certified a settlement class regarding a settlement entered into with Panasonic. For details of the settlement approval hearings,…

December 4, 2020
Lithium Batteries – New Settlement

A settlement has been reached with Panasonic for USD $6,295,000.

December 3, 2020
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Claims process for settlement funds – make a claim now. If you are a Canadian resident as of May 25, 2016 who, between December 23,…

November 27, 2020
Resistors Class Action – Settlement approval hearing

On November 18, 2020, the BC Court certified a settlement class regarding a settlement entered into with Panasonic.  For details of the settlement approval hearings,…

November 25, 2020
Boilermakers’ Pension Plan update

A settlement was reached in February 2020. The settlement is subject to court approval. The notice to class members regarding certification and settlement is available…

September 25, 2020
Google Faces Class Action in Canada

CFM is co-counsel in the recent proposed class action lawsuit filed in Vancouver against Google, its parent company and its subsidiaries, on behalf of Canadian…

August 26, 2020
Optical Disc Drive Price Fixing

The British Columbia ODD class action has been certified for settlement purposes as against the TSST Defendants.  

August 13, 2020
Autoparts – New Settlements

Settlements: The Alpha, Continental, Espar, JTEKT, Koito, Maruyasu, Meritor, NTN, Tenneco, Tokai Rika, Toyo Tire, Toyoda Gosei, and Yamashita settlements are subject to court approval…

June 26, 2020
Visa Mastercard June 26, 2020

The New Settlements were approved by courts in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and Quebec. The Court’s decisions approving the settlements can be found in…

June 18, 2020
Foreign Exchange Manipulation (ForEx) Class Action – New Settlement

A settlement has been reached in the litigation with Bank of Montreal, BMO Financial Corp., BMO Harris Bank N.A., and BMO Capital Markets Limited (“BMO”)…

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