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Canadian breast implant class action fails

The suit, rejected by Ontario's highest court last month, was against a relatively unconventional defendant: the government regulatory agency Health Canada, which it was argued should have been more careful in approving and regulating the devices. Because the agency won on sovereign-immunity grounds, it looks as if the courts never got around to evaluating the plaintiff's contention that leaked silicone had caused them catastrophic health damage (CTV via Class Action Blawg).

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