Businesses, lacking legal immunity, fear COVID
A lawsuit targeting a Tyson Foods plant in Iowa said workers lacked masks and were forced to work close together
Frank and Belinda settle Stronach family feud
Control of the family fortune will be split between two factions led by daughter and father.
Clint Eastwood sues CBD sellers over use of his name, image
Suits that seek millions in damages from defendants that include nearly 20 small companies.
Class action lawsuit alleges Cargill failed to take COVID-19 precautions
Guardian Law Group seeks damages for harm done to family members, friends and other people in close contact with Cargill employees.
3M files lawsuit against firm accused of price gouging on N95 masks
Notice of application alleges company claimed a phoney affiliation with 3M and continued to market masks on different Shopify-based sites after receiving a complaint.
SNC-Lavalin settles Libya charges, pleads guilty to single count of fraud
Plea deal includes a $280-million fine to be paid over five years.
GM accuses Fiat Chrysler of bribing UAW to get lower costs
Lawsuit alleges FCA corrupted the bargaining process with the UAW in the 2009, 2011 and 2015 contracts.
Automakers side with Trump in legal fight with California
They want one national program with achievable standards to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Illegal to force carbon price stickers on gas stations: lawsuit
Canadian Civil Liberties Association says Sticker Act violates free speech provisions of the Constitution.
BMW wins skirmish in $175M claim against Autoport over stored cars
Automaker says BMW and MINI models stored by Autoport in Halifax were unduly exposed to ice, water and salt.
Canadian drug makers hit with $1.1B suit for pushing opioids
The suit also seeks a declaration that the companies were negligent in how they researched, developed and marketed opioids starting in the 1990s.
Scheer repeats alleged libel, goads Trudeau to sue
Repeats, word for word, his March 29 statement that prompted Trudeau’s lawyer to send him notice of a potential libel suit.
DavidsTea says unhappy shareholders have withdrawn lawsuit against co-founder
The lawsuit filed in July sought to have Herschel Segal removed as executive chairman.
Judge upholds Monsanto verdict, cuts award to US$78M
Lawsuit is among hundreds alleging Roundup weed killer caused cancer, but it was the first one to go to trial.
Bombardier CEO tried to resolve trade secret row with Mitsubishi before lawsuit
Alain Bellemare warned Mitsubishi Heavy Industries board chairman Hideaki Omiya that the practices of subsidiary Mitsubishi Aircraft were causing “significant harm” to Bombardier.
States suing Trump administration, company over 3D guns
Judge asked to block a settlement with Defence Distributed that allowed the company to blueprints available online.
Nova Chemicals appeals ruling that it pay Dow $1.06B in damages
Dow Canada alleged breach of contract over Joffre joint venture agreements.
DeLorean widow sues for ‘Back to the Future’ payments
Unaffiliated DeLorean Motor Co. represented to Universal it had the right to merchandising money.
Ex Ford employee awarded nearly $17M in discrimination suit
Jury finds he was subjected to workplace discrimination and retaliation after he reported the abuse.
Texas county sues chemical plant owner over fires, blasts during Hurricane Harvey
Lawsuit says facility in Crosby violated Texas environmental laws by releasing toxic chemicals during flooding and fires.
Encana named in California climate related lawsuit
A string of suits allege energy companies have deliberately sown misinformation and doubt on climate change.
Bombardier and aerospace supplier Triumph settle legal dispute
Triump’s lawsuit alleged Bombardier failed to pay for expenses related to changes in wing designs for its Global 7000 business jet.
South Dakota man sues Coca-Cola, claims he a found mouse in a can
Defence says rodent would have been in a more advanced stage of decomposition.
High court rejects General Motors ignition switch appeal
Attorney says ruling exposes automaker to around 1,000 additional lawsuits and liabilities up to $10 billion.
Lawsuit filed against NB marijuana producer over pesticides
Alleges company sold cannabis products containing toxic chemicals, myclobutanil and bifenazate.
DuPont, Chemours to pay $671M in chemical leak case
Companies to cover any future liabilities related to the release of the perfluorooctanoic acid.
Ex-Aveos workers launch lawsuit against Air Canada, governments
Alleges governments harmed former workers by deliberately violating federal law governing Air Canada.
VW sued by big investors over emissions scandal
Suit in the German regional court includes investors from 14 countries, including Canada.
Lawsuit deal for Delorean Back to the Future car stalls
Settlement with Delorean widow is held up over an accusation the defendant is trying to change the deal at the last minute.
Romanian craft brewer wins lawsuit against Heineken
Dutch multinational company has since 2003 produced “Ciuc Premium” in a Romanian region dominated by ethnic Hungarians.
Supreme Court rejects appeal from foam makers
Manufacturers are fighting a $9 billion class action.
Lawsuit seeks $480M for price fixing by electronics giants
Suit claims prices for capacitors found in electronics including cell phones have inflated price by as much as $480 million.