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Activity Trackers and Litigation

Victor Lewin
Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Fitness trackers have become increasingly popular. They provide a fun way to visualize your steps, sleep and general activity levels. You can even monitor your heart rate and overall health. These fun devices also allow you to link up with friends and family and participate in daily, weekly and monthly competitions.  ..

Don Henderson takes legal action against Dennis Wideman and the Calgary Flames

Victor Lewin
Friday, May 05, 2017

On January 27th, 2016, the Calgary Flames played the Nashville Predators in the last game before the all star break. During the game, Dennis Wideman was hit by the Predators’ Mikka Salomaki. Shortly after being hit, as Wideman returned to the bench, he cross-checked Don Henderson, an NHL linesman, from behind. Henderson was knocked against the boards and to the ice. Unfortunately, over a year later, Henderson has not returned to working as an NHL linesman[1]. ..

Do I Really Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

Victor Lewin
Wednesday, May 03, 2017

A question we frequently hear. And even when the potential client doesn’t come right out and ask it, their demeanor and the questions asked suggest this question is in the back of their mind.  ..

Canadian Armed Forces Class Action - When should I contact Wagners?

Victor Lewin
Monday, December 19, 2016

It is important to know that communications between class members and Wagners will be kept confidential. Information we receive on any class members will not be made public, unless a class member desires and consents to the release of their information. Whether your information becomes public is within your discretion and control.  ..

ACTION COLLECTIVE CONTRE LES FORCES ARMÉES CANADIENNES - DE QUELLE FAÇON FONCTIONNE UNE ACTION COLLECTIVE?

Victor Lewin
Thursday, December 15, 2016

Une action collective, aussi connue sous le nom de “recours collectif”, est une catégorie de poursuite pour laquelle une ou plusieurs personnes, appelées les “représentants Demandeurs”, poursuivent au nom d’un large groupe de personnes (l’action ou le recours) et qui partagent des dommages et circonstances similaires. L’action collective tente de résoudre des réclamations communes ou similaires en un seul processus, plutôt qu’une multitude d’actions individuelles et répétitives, avec comme résultat que l’action collective étant obligatoire pour tous les membres de l’action ainsi que des parties adverses.
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Canadian Armed Forces Class Action - How do Class Actions Work?

Victor Lewin
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

A Class Action is a type of lawsuit in which one or several persons, called the “representative plaintiffs”, sue on behalf of a larger group of people (“the class”) who share similar circumstances or injuries. A class action attempts to have common or similar claims resolved in a single proceeding, rather than in multiple repetitive individual actions, with the result of the class action being binding upon all class members and opposing parties.  ..