Court of Appeal finds there are causes of action in class action, Sandhu v. Household Realty Corporation Limited, 2012 BCCA 133

Lemer & Company represented the respondents in this appeal, who obtained mortgage loans from appellants, Household Finance (now owned by HSBC). Lenders are required to disclose the cost of borrowing and, in the required statutory forms, the appellants represented that the respondents were not being charged for legal fees. The respondents …

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Lemer & Co. client wins $1.513 million medical malpractice verdict

Medical malpractice lawyers Bruce Lemer and Felicity Schweitzer won a $1.513 million verdict for their client  in the 2015 British Columbia Supreme Court case of Reyes v. Marsden. After a three week trial the British Columbia Supreme Court ruled  that the plaintiff lost a significant amount of his vision after an emergency room physician failed …

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Significant class action certification win: Seidel v. Telus

Lemer and Company wins significant consumer class action certification decision in Seidel v, Telus. It is alleged that Telus charged their customers for ring and call set up time on incoming calls when their contracts required they charge only for “airtime” (talk time). The certification allows the action to proceed as …

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Vancouver medical malpractice lawyer Bruce Lemer discusses how private surgery clinics may not have insurance coverage

Private surgery clinics performing cosmetic plastic surgery and laser vision correction have increased in number in recent years. When a public hospital makes an error the aggrieved patient knows that the hospital will pay their judgement. What about these private clinics when, for instance, one of their staff assembles an instrument incorrectly, …

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