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.
Partner, Dale McGregor, helped our client previously for a tragic 2008 motorcycle collision that ended her working life. In 2015 and 2016 she was then involved in two further collisions that left her even more disabled.
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.