Luc Thibaudeau interviewed in Lawyers Weekly regarding the Quebec Court of Appeal ruling regarding the Mazda Canada Inc. class action suit

Luc Thibaudeau Luc Thibaudeau, a partner at Lavery who specializes in consumer law and represents a wide range of clients including corporations, financial institutions, retail chains and stakeholders in the entertainment industry, is quoted several times in Luis Millan’s article “Mazda ruling viewed as consumer win” published in the February 26, 2016, edition of Lawyers Weekly. In the article, the decision is “hailed as a victory for consumers” that “bucks the nationwide growing trend against economic loss based tort claims,” and summarizes Mr. Thibaudeau’s opinion as follows: “But the ruling does have a silver lining for manufacturers” since “[it] underscores the importance for manufacturers to act as soon as they discover their products have a latent defect […] By refusing to award punitive damages against Mazda, the appeal court recognized that the carmaker made an effort to remedy the situation when it launched its service campaign.”

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