Mirilyn has an active class action practice and has been litigating class actions since the legislation was first introduced in the early 90's. She has litigated and continues to litigate numerous class actions in Ontario, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia, and has provided assistance to our clients in class actions commenced in Quebec, and Alberta.
Mirilyn has defended large multi national health care providers and pharmaceutical companies, as well as insurers in a wide variety of class actions including class actions claiming damages arising from silicone gel breast implants, the Hepatitis B vaccine, Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) implants, auto insurance deductibles, an Ontario-wide blackout, the Sunrise Propane explosion, collagen based wrinkle creams, and ruined vacations.
Mirilyn’s practice has taken her to various levels of Court including the Ontario Superior Court, the Saskatchewan Queens Bench, the British Columbia Supreme Court, the Quebec Superior Court, the Ontario Court of Appeal, the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal, the Federal Court of Canada, and the Supreme Court of Canada on several applications for Leave to Appeal.
Mirilyn has also been involved in reaching class-wide settlements on behalf of our clients in various jurisdictions including Ontario, Quebec, and British Columbia.