The Supreme Court of Canada heard argument today in the case of Wadda Mustapha, an Ontario man who sued a home drinking water supplier for damages, after finding dead flies at the bottom of a water bottle in his home.
Mr. Mustapha claimed damages for emotional distress, depression, phobia and anxiety.
The Plaintiff then appealed to the Supreme Court of Canada. A decision is expected in approximately six months.
- Top court ponders case of dead flies in water bottle - CBC
- Mustapha v. Culligan of Canada Ltd., 2005 CanLII 11990 (ON S.C.) - Trial judgment
- Mustapha v. Culligan of Canada Ltd., 2006 CanLII 41807) (ON CA) - Appeal Judgment
- Garry J. Wise, Toronto