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On October 24, 2018, Cathay Pacific Airways Limited (“Cathay Pacific”) announced a major data breach affecting over 9 million passengers.

As a result of this data breach, private information including full names, passport numbers, credit card numbers, and other sensitive data, pertaining to Cathay Pacific’s passengers was exposed including that of passengers from Canada.

Hammerco Lawyers, Partner Kevin McLaren and Associate, Alexia Majidi held the airline giant Cathay Pacific accountable and were successful in securing a seven figure settlement. The triumph in this class action was particularly impressive as the team was able to efficiently secure an award, despite the unprecedented challenges the airline industry was facing during the pandemic.

Read the full judgement here.

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June 6, 2022

Partner Krista Simon and Associate Rosy Arora successfully secured over $587,000 in a judgement for compensation for a young woman who sustained physical and cognitive injuries in a car accident on December 12, 2016.

June 1, 2022

Hammerco Lawyers is investigating allegations of sexual assault by one or more corrections officers at the Fraser Valley Institution for Women in Abbotsford between 2005 to 2020.

March 18, 2022

Hammerco Lawyers is working within the civil legal system to hold the Fab Skin Clinic and its employees accountable for the trauma and harm they have caused the patients who underwent treatment at the clinic.

February 25, 2022

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our dear friend, colleague, and partner Mel Beaton following a battle with cancer.