March 2016 - Sotos Class Actions

US Supreme Court allows use of sampling on certification: What does this mean to Canada?

Last week, the US Supreme Court ruled that workers could use statistical sampling, averages and other statistical analyses to support class action certification. Given that some of these methods are not currently permitted on certification in Ontario and Canada, those practicing in class actions should consider the possible relevance of the US Supreme Court’s decision to their practices.

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