One of Canada’s most respected class action teams.
Douglas Elliott, our class action team leader, has been consistently recognized by his peers as one of the Best Class Action Lawyers in Canada. He has played a key role in some of Canada’s largest class actions, including the billion-dollar cases of Parsons v Canada (hepatitis C infected blood) and Hislop v Canada (Same-sex survivors’ pensions).
Cambridge strongly supports the judicially recognized class action objectives of access to justice and behavior modification. We believe that class actions can help lift up the powerless, and advance social justice.
Cambridge works on class actions with cross-border components, as well as significant local claims. We are unique in being able offering our class action services in Northern Ontario from an office in the North.
Cambridge Class Actions
The LGBT Purge is one of the longest and most harmful campaigns of discrimination conducted by the federal government against the LGBT community. Many of the injured persons have suffered in silence for many years. That silence has ended. This class action seeks justice for all who were harmed by this shameful episode in our country’s history.
A class action lawsuit has been issued against the Waterloo Regional Police Service (WRPS) and the Waterloo Regional Police Association (WRPA) for systemic and institutional gender-based discrimination and harassment, sexual harassment and sexual assault.
Cambridge LLP has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of class representatives Christopher Hudspeth and George Smitherman. The lawsuit is against William Whatcott and others who dishonestly portrayed themselves as the “Gay Zombies” in order to distribute offensive literature at the Toronto Pride Parade on July 3, 2016.
Cambridge LLP has commenced a class action against the British Columbia Ministry of Health, the Federal Government and CADTH (Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies and Health) for infringing the Charter of Rights and Freedoms section 7 right to life and security of the person for patients with Cystic Fibrosis. Specifically, relevant government Ministries/agencies have inappropriately denied access to the life-sustaining medication orkambi for patients with Cystic Fibrosis.