Class Action

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N.B. Sues Big Tobacco

The Attorney General of New Brunswick, T.J. Burke, announced last week a suit will be launched by the province against 14 tobacco companies. The claim? People are dying prematurely in the province due to smoking,…

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A Sweet Class-Action v. Chocolate

Eaten chocolate since February, 2004? Chances are you have. And that might make you eligible for this class-action lawsuit against chocolate manufacturers. Juroviesky and Ricci filed an action in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice…

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When Contracts Go Postal

No Obligation without Acceptance In general, a contract is not formed until there is communication of acceptance. Carmichael v. Bank of Montreal (1972), established that the offerer must be available to receive the acceptance for…