The case of the day is Bulmer v. Nissan Motor Co., 2017 SKCA 19 (Sask. Ct. App. 2017). Friend of the Blog Alejandro Manevich brought it to my attention. Darin Bulmer brought a purported class action against Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., the Japanese automaker, in the Court of Queen’s Bench in Regina, Saskatchewan. He served process on Nissan “by way of having a commercial courier deliver a copy of the statement of claim in Japan.” He then sought appointment of a judge to manage the class action. The trial court denied the motion because Nissan had not been properly served. Bulmer appealed.

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