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.
On May 1,2021 ICBC is enacting a new no-fault insurance model. This model is referred as an “enhanced care”, individuals involved in car accidents in British Columbia will no longer be able to sue for injuries.
Insurance brokers have a duty to give sound insurance advice. In a commercial insurance context, brokers are required to know the in/out of a clients’ business in order to source and secure the proper insurance coverage.
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.