A married couple visits the in-laws for Sunday dinner. Mom prepares her specialty: chicken paprikash with imported Hungarian paprika. Dinner smells terrific.Read More
In the month of August 2016, Health Canada’s Consumer Product Safety division issued 101 product recalls; that’s 23 consumers, 27 food and 15 health products as well as 36 vehicles.Read More
Defective or dangerous products are the cause of thousands of injuries every year in Canada. The law provides protections for consumers and others who may be injured by dangerous or defective products, and defines who is responsible when injuries occur.Read More
As we've discussed in a previous blog regarding Liebeck v McDonald’s, (the “McDonald’s coffee case”), product liability claims are rarely as outrageous as they are portrayed in the media. If poorly made, or inherently dangerous products cause injury, illness or even death to a consumer, manufacturers can and ought to be held responsible.Read More
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