Jean Saint-Onge takes part in a panel on class actions regarding public health

Jean Saint-Onge On November 25, 2015, Jean Saint-Onge, a litigation partner at Lavery, participated in a bilingual panel together with Ms. Cynthia Callard of Smoke Free Canada and Dr Alain Poirier of the Institut national de santé publique du Québec (INSPQ), at McGill’s Faculty of Law.

Under the topic “Les recours collectifs québécois contre les fabricants de cigarettes ou le rôle des litiges judiciaires dans la poursuite d'objectifs de santé publique” (Quebec class actions against tobacco manufacturers or the role of litigation in pursuing public health objectives), panelists namely discussed two Quebec class actions against three tobacco manufacturers which were granted by the Superior Court in May 2015.

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