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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

August 6, 2019
Optical Disc Drive Price Fixing

A settlement has been reached with PLDS totaling over $5 million.

June 5, 2019
Auto-Parts – Settlement

Settlement A settlement has been reached with the defendant, Nishikawa Rubber Co. (“Nishikawa”), in the amount of $5,750,000. The Nishikawa settlement releases the claims against…

May 13, 2019
Lithium Ion Rechargeable Batteries Settlements

Settlements have been reached with LG Chem and Toshiba totaling over $5 million.

May 7, 2019
Autoparts – New Settlements

Settlements have been reached with the defendants in the following actions: Starters Mitsuba Corporation and American Mitsuba Corporation (“Mitsuba”), in the amount of $1,228,599.32. Windshield…

April 16, 2019
ODD Class Action – Settlement approval hearing

A settlement has been reached with the Sony Defendants.

March 12, 2019
Autoparts Settlements

Settlements have been reached with the defendants in the following actions: Starters Robert Bosch GmbH, Robert Bosch Inc., and Robert Bosch LLC (“Bosch”), in the…

February 11, 2019
Gold Price Manipulation Certification for Settlement

On October 25, 2018, the Ontario Court approved a motion to certify the within action as against Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Securities Limited, and…

Silver Price Manipulation Certification for Settlement

On October 25, 2018, the Ontario Court approved a motion to certify the within action as against Deutsche Bank AG, Deutsche Bank Securities Limited, and…

January 17, 2019
Foreign Exchange Manipulation

A national settlement has been reached with Morgan Stanley for USD$2.3 million, subject to court approval in Ontario and Quebec.  At the approval hearings, the…

December 7, 2018
Small Bearings

On November 8, 2018, the BC Court approved a motion to certify the within action as against MinebeaMitsumi Inc. (formerly Minebea Co. Ltd.), NMB Korea,…

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