Settled Class Actions

Sunrise Propane

2015

We represented the plaintiff class in a claim with respect to the Sunrise Propane explosion which occurred on August 10, 2008. This class action was settled in 2014. The settlement process has now been finalized and implemented. The Claims Administrator has sent out the final payment cheques.

Kugel Mesh

September, 2014

We represented the plaintiff class in a claim with respect to a hernia repair mesh with the brand name Kugel, Composix Kugel, Modified Kugel or Ventralex for hernia repair surgery after May 1, 2000. This class action was settled in 2013. The settlement process has now been finalized and implemented. The Claims Administrator has sent out the final payment cheques and the process was completed in September 2014.

Vioxx

April 20, 2013

On April 20, 2013 The Claims Administrator published the Notice of Approval of Settlement of Vioxx Litigation in major newspapers and media across Canada. Click here to read the Notice. Read more

Maple Leaf Foods

February 9, 2012

Stevenson Whelton MacDonald & Swan LLP, together with other leading Canadian law firms, acted for the plaintiffs in coordinated class action lawsuits brought against Maple Leaf Foods Inc. and Maple Leaf Consumer Foods Inc. for the distribution in 2008 of meat products contaminated with the potentially deadly bacteria Listeria monocytogenes. Read more

Zyprexa

February 9, 2012

We represented the plaintiff class in a claim with respect to the atypical antipsychotic drug known as Zyprexa. This class action was settled in 2010. The settlement process has now been finalized and implemented. The Claims Administrator has sent out the final payment cheques and the process was completed in December 2011. Read more

Commercial

January 18, 2012

We acted for the plaintiff classes against various banks concerning their failure to disclose all fees and charges on certain foreign currency transactions. All the banks settled and the class members have been paid. Read more

Consumer

January 18, 2012

We acted for the plaintiff class which complained that Hewlett Packard manufactured defective printers. The claim was settled and the class members have been compensated. Read more

Defective Car Parts

January 18, 2012

We acted for the plaintiff class which complained that GM had designed, manufactured and installed defective intake manifold gaskets on certain models. This claim was settled at certification and class members have been paid. Read more