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Friday, August 1, 2014
 
Canadian General Motors Class Action Launched for Ignition Switch and Power Steering Defects
TORONTO, April 10, 2014 – A national class action has been commenced on behalf of all Canadian owners, operators, lessors and passengers of GM vehicles that have been the subject of recent recalls for ignition switch and power steering defects. The c... [Read full article]

Canadian Facebook Class Action Commenced for Interception of Private Messages
TORONTO, April 9, 2014 – A class action lawsuit commenced today in the Ontario Superior Court alleges that Facebook illicitly intercepted and scanned its users' private messages without their knowledge or consent. The lawsuit alleges that the URLs (w... [Read full article]

Update - 6 March 2014 - Settlement Approval Hearing for Protective Products of America Inc. Securities Litigation Takes Place
The settlement for the Protective Products of America Inc. Securities Litigation approval hearing took place on March 6, 2014. A copy of the order approving the settlement and class counsel fees can be found [Read full article]

UPDATE: Court Approves Notice of Proposed Settlement of Protective Products of America Inc. Securities Litigation
TORONTO, January 20, 2014 – The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has issued an order approving notice of the proposed settlement of this action and scheduling a settlement approval hearing date for March 6, 2014. The Court has also ordered that, in... [Read full article]

Victory for Access to Justice in Supreme Court of Canada “Market Timing” Decision
TORONTO – December 17, 2013 – In a major win for access to justice, the Supreme Court of Canada has upheld a decision to certify the “market timing” class action (Fischer v CI Mutual Funds). The decision gives a green light to class actions even w... [Read full article]

Ontario Superior Court Judge Permits Lawsuit to Proceed Against the Ontario Government and Defendant Doctors on Behalf of Alleged Victims of Torture in Oak Ridge Group Action
On November 29, 2013, by Order of Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court, five plaintiffs were added to the Oak Ridge group action. The decision also granted the plaintiffs’ request to have the claims of nine plaintiffs discontinued. Ro... [Read full article]

Update – December 2, 2013: Class Action Launched Against Bell Mobility and Telus for Unlawful Billing Practices
A proposed class action against Bell Mobility is scheduled for certification hearings between April 28 and April 30, 2014. Rochon Genova has brought actions against both Bell Mobility and Telus, claiming that both telecommunications providers breache... [Read full article]

Update - December 2, 2013 - Zimmer
Rochon Genova LLP has commenced several individual actions on behalf of people who developed severe hip pain and other complications following their implant with the Zimmer Durom Cup. The Durom Cup is an artificial joint socket used in total hip r... [Read full article]

Update - December 2, 2013 - Depuy Class Action
Rochon Genova LLP has joined with other class counsel to pursue a national class action against DePuy, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, regarding the DePuy ASR XL Acetabular Hip System and the DePuy ASR Hip Resurfacing System. The Ontario national... [Read full article]

Update – November 22, 2013. Parties discuss settlement in Guidant Defibrillator Class Action.
This class action was certified by the Order of Justice Cullity dated June 17, 2008, which Guidant unsuccessfully attempted to appeal. Since then, the parties have been engaging in settlement discussions. The time to opt out of the class action... [Read full article]

Update – November 22, 2013. Litigation Plan is agreed and examinations for discovery continue in Oak Ridge group action
The plaintiffs and defendants in this action recently agreed upon a Litigation Plan, which sets out a schedule for the production of documents and the examinations for discovery of both sides. To date, several examinations for discovery have been con... [Read full article]

Update – November 22, 2013. Defendant requests particulars of special damages prior to filing its Statement of Defence in Ragoonanan group action
Following the Order of Justice Horkins dated October 18, 2011, allowing this action to continue as a traditional proceeding, the plaintiffs served their Statement of Claim on the defendant, Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited. Since that time, the de... [Read full article]

Update – November 22, 2013. Plaintiffs deliver revised certification materials and a further representative plaintiff is added in Hydroxycut class action
The plaintiffs’ revised certification materials were delivered today, representing a further step towards the certification hearing which is scheduled to take place in November 2014. The materials had to be revised to take account of bankruptcy proce... [Read full article]

Update – November 22, 2013. Settlement talks to take place in December 2013 in Pseudomonas class action
In a promising new development, the defendant University Health Network (UHN) has agreed to take part in settlement discussions with the representative plaintiffs. The discussions will take place in December 2013. Class members are currently being co... [Read full article]

Johnson & Johnson Tentatively Agrees to $4 Billion Settlement Over Depuy Hip Implants in USA
Johnson & Johnson has tentatively agreed to a US settlement that could reach up to $4 billion to resolve thousands of lawsuits filed by patients injured by a flawed all-metal replacement hip. For further details about this settlement, please visit... [Read full article]

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