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    Montréal, Quebec
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    Corporate and Commercial Litigation Product Liability Law
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    Calgary, Alberta
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    Toronto, Ontario
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    Class Action Litigation Product Liability Law
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    Toronto, Ontario
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    Personal Injury Litigation Insurance Law Product Liability Law Legal Malpractice Law
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    Montréal, Quebec
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    Montréal, Quebec
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    Montréal, Quebec
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    Insurance Law Product Liability Law
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    Ottawa, Ontario
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    Medical Negligence Health Care Law Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Law
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    Vancouver, British Columbia
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    Class Action Litigation Administrative and Public Law Corporate and Commercial Litigation Product Liability Law
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  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
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    Product Liability Law
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    Montréal, Quebec
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    Environmental Law Product Liability Law Class Action Litigation
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    Vancouver, British Columbia
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    Aviation Law Product Liability Law
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    Montréal, Quebec
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    Toronto, Ontario
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    Product Liability Law Entertainment Law
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    Montréal, Quebec
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    Calgary, Alberta
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    Corporate and Commercial Litigation Product Liability Law Alternative Dispute Resolution
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    Edmonton, Alberta
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    Vancouver, British Columbia
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  • Location:
    Calgary, Alberta
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    Construction Law Personal Injury Litigation Insurance Law Product Liability Law
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  • Location:
    Edmonton, Alberta
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  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Law Insurance Law
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    Toronto, Ontario
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    Trusts and Estates Product Liability Law
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    Montréal, Quebec
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    Class Action Litigation Corporate and Commercial Litigation Product Liability Law
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    Montréal, Quebec
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    Product Liability Law Energy Regulatory Law
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    Québec, Quebec
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    Insurance Law Product Liability Law
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    Calgary, Alberta
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  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
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    Product Liability Law
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    Montréal, Quebec
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    Montréal, Quebec
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    Winnipeg, Manitoba
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    Product Liability Law Insurance Law Municipal Law
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    Vancouver, British Columbia
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    Product Liability Law Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
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    Product Liability Law Insurance Law Personal Injury Litigation Medical Negligence
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  • Location:
    Calgary, Alberta
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    Appellate Practice Product Liability Law Construction Law Insurance Law Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Law Corporate and Commercial Litigation Director and Officer Liability Practice
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    Toronto, Ontario
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    Personal Injury Litigation Corporate and Commercial Litigation Director and Officer Liability Practice Class Action Litigation Product Liability Law
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  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Law
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  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
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    Medical Negligence Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Law
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  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate and Commercial Litigation Product Liability Law
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    Toronto, Ontario
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    Legal Malpractice Law Director and Officer Liability Practice Class Action Litigation Product Liability Law Insurance Law
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    Barrie, Ontario
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    Personal Injury Litigation Medical Negligence Product Liability Law Legal Malpractice Law
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  • Location:
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Practice Areas:
    Director and Officer Liability Practice Construction Law Corporate and Commercial Litigation Bet-the-Company Litigation Legal Malpractice Law Alternative Dispute Resolution Appellate Practice Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Law Insurance Law
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  • Location:
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Practice Areas:
    Corporate and Commercial Litigation Medical Negligence Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Law
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  • Location:
    London, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Law Class Action Litigation
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  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Insurance Law Class Action Litigation Product Liability Law
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  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Legal Malpractice Law Product Liability Law Insurance Law
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  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
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    Alternative Dispute Resolution Corporate and Commercial Litigation Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law Product Liability Law
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  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Law Corporate and Commercial Litigation
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  • Location:
    Montréal, Quebec
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Law Alternative Dispute Resolution Insurance Law Transportation Law Corporate and Commercial Litigation International Arbitration
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  • Location:
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Practice Areas:
    Construction Law Insurance Law Product Liability Law
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  • Location:
    Calgary, Alberta
  • Practice Areas:
    Product Liability Law Personal Injury Litigation Insurance Law
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  • Location:
    Calgary, Alberta
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  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
  • Practice Areas:
    Class Action Litigation Medical Negligence Health Care Law Personal Injury Litigation Product Liability Law
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  • Location:
    Toronto, Ontario
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    Product Liability Law

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Practice Area Definition

Product Liability Law Definition

Canadian product liability law recognizes that persons who have suffered personal injury or property damage from the use of unsafe products should receive compensation.  The Supreme Court of Canada has said: 

“When manufacturers place products in the flow of commerce, they create a relationship of reliance with consumers, who have far less knowledge than the manufacturers concerning the dangers inherent in the use of the products, and are therefore put at risk if the product is not safe.”

Product liability law is not a distinct branch of the law. Lawyers practicing in this area must have a broad knowledge of various areas of the law including negligence, contract, insurance, and governmental regulation. These areas of the law are likely to come together and apply to any particular product liability case. Since the chain of commerce for any particular product may pass through multiple international and Canadian jurisdictions before reaching the consumer, product liability lawyers must also have a full understanding of the conflict of law principles which will determine in which court and by what body of law a product liability lawsuit can proceed. 

Since mass produced products have the potential to cause harm to a large number of consumers, claims for compensation are often conducted on a mass basis by lawyers specializing in class proceedings, although product liability litigation may also involve court action for the recovery of compensation for a single consumer.  

The practice of product liability law is not confined to litigation. Lawyers knowledgeable in this area also provide advice to manufacturers and distributors concerning ways to reduce the risk of harm to ultimate consumers thereby mitigating their exposure to product liability claims. 

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Canadian product liability law recognizes that persons who have suffered personal injury or property damage from the use of unsafe products should receive compensation.  The Supreme Court of Canada has said: 

“When manufacturers place products in the flow of commerce, they create a relationship of reliance with consumers, who have far less knowledge than the manufacturers concerning the dangers inherent in the use of the products, and are therefore put at risk if the product is not safe.”

Product liability law is not a distinct branch of the law. Lawyers practicing in this area must have a broad knowledge of various areas of the law including negligence, contract, insurance, and governmental regulation. These areas of the law are likely to come together and apply to any particular product liability case. Since the chain of commerce for any particular product may pass through multiple international and Canadian jurisdictions before reaching the consumer, product liability lawyers must also have a full understanding of the conflict of law principles which will determine in which court and by what body of law a product liability lawsuit can proceed. 

Since mass produced products have the potential to cause harm to a large number of consumers, claims for compensation are often conducted on a mass basis by lawyers specializing in class proceedings, although product liability litigation may also involve court action for the recovery of compensation for a single consumer.  

The practice of product liability law is not confined to litigation. Lawyers knowledgeable in this area also provide advice to manufacturers and distributors concerning ways to reduce the risk of harm to ultimate consumers thereby mitigating their exposure to product liability claims.