Hammerco Lawyers are investigating a privacy breach class action lawsuit on behalf of Canadian residents whose personal information may have been disclosed in the 2018 Cathay Pacific data breach.
In October 2018, Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. announced the discovery of unauthorized access to some of its passenger data, and data relating to passengers of its subsidiary, Hong Kong Dragon Airlines.
Please contact Kevin McLaren if you think you may have been affected by the data breach.
Many businesses have been forced to close, limit their hours, or reduce their capacity. Despite a vaccine, the economic impact will likely continue, particularly in the face of new strains of the virus.
On January 28, 2021, the Ontario Superior Court addressed “inadequacies in current legal responses to internet defamation and harassment” by creating a new tort of internet harassment and cyber bullying.
While the global pandemic has been incredibly disruptive, the Court is embracing these changes and the legal community is using the tools available to move matters through the court system despite challenges.