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Bell Canada - Deceptive Marketing and Sales Practices

Victor Lewin
Monday, March 05, 2018

A recent episode of CBC’s Marketplace has uncovered deceptive sales practices carried out by representatives of Bell Canada concerning their efforts to sell Bell's Fibe TV, internet and home phone products. The investigation was carried out by hidden camera used by a producer with CBC who had gone undercover and obtained a job from Bell Canada to sell the telecom giant’s products to consumers.  ..

Bread Price-Fixing Class Action

Victor Lewin
Monday, January 08, 2018

The Competition Bureau is investigating illegal price-fixing of bread products by major supermarket chains in Canada. The conduct is said to have taken place over a nearly 14 year period.  ..

Januvia Diabetes Medication – Pancreatic Cancer

Victor Lewin
Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Januvia (sitagliptin), is a medication used to treat diabetes by controlling blood-sugar levels. The medication creates more insulin by reacting with the pancreas to produce more than the regular natural amount produced. Januvia effectively increases certain hormones to force the pancreas to produce more insulin. The medication is manufactured by Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., which is a subsidiary of the pharmaceutical giant, Merck & Co., Inc. The medication is available by prescription in Canada.  ..

Are Breaches of Privacy Compensable Under Law?

Victor Lewin
Friday, June 30, 2017

Personal injury can fall under a number of categories. Individuals who have suffered intentional or unintentional harm can develop a range of physical and emotional issues. When a person is harmed, the law permits compensation awards. As an example, if a pedestrian is hit by a vehicle while crossing at a marked crosswalk, and that person receives injuries, then damages can be sought from the operator of the motor vehicle. Someone who is victimized by sexual assault and who then suffers emotional or mental issues like depression or suicidal ideation, then he or she would also be entitled to compensation from the attacker.  ..