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The Lawyers Weekly interviews Joel Rochon and Peter Jervis prior to the CIBC class action appeal before the SCC
The January 16, 2015 issue of The Lawyers Weekly features Joel Rochon and Peter Jervis of Rochon Genova LLP commenting on the upcoming CIBC v. Green appeal hearing set to be heard by the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) on February 9, 2015. The Lawyers Weekly dubs the CIBC hearing as the most closely watched appeal to be heard by the SCC this winter.

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Pseudomonas Class Action: Notice of Settlement Approval

On September 12, 2014, the settlement of the Pseudomonas Class Action was approved by Justice Belobaba of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. The settlement approval Order can be viewed here.

Justice Belobaba was satisfied that the settlement was fair, reasonable and in the best interests of Class Members. His Honour also approved Class Counsel’s reques...
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Class Actions Certified Against Bell and TELUS
TORONTO, ONTARIO, November 27, 2014 – In a decision released this week by The Honourable Madam Justice Conway of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, two class proceedings were certified against Bell and TELUS concerning the practice of “rounding up” calls to the farthest minute. The rounding up practice affected millions of Canadians and meant that, for example, a ca... [Read full article]

Toshiba class action lawsuit discontinued
TORONTO, September 29, 2014 – A class action against Toshiba of Canada Limited (“Toshiba”) related to alleged defects in Toshiba’s Satellite Pro 6100 Notebook Computers, has been discontinued by Order of Justice Belobaba of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice dated September 24, 2014. The lawsuit was commenced on behalf of Canadians who own Toshiba Satellite Pro 6100 Not... [Read full article]

National class action against the Wright Medical Technology group of companies regarding the Conserve Plus Total Resurfacing Hip System
Rochon Genova LLP is pursuing a national class action against the Wright Medical Technology group of companies regarding the Conserve Plus Total Resurfacing Hip System, which has caused a number of medical complications in implant recipients. The Conserve Plus Total Resurfacing Hip System is a “metal on metal” prosthesis system used in hip resurfacing surgery. In thi... [Read full article]

Pseudomonas Class Action: Notice of Court Hearing for Settlement Approval
On December 24, 2008, a class action was commenced against University Health Network (“UHN”) in relation to an outbreak of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (“Pseudomonas”) in the Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Unit, solid organ transplant stepdown unit and the solid organ transplant ward of the Toronto General Hospital between December 1, 2004 and March 31, 2006. The class ... [Read full article]

Rochon Genova LLP Announces Investigation into Penn West Petroleum Ltd. Restatement
TORONTO, August 8, 2014 - Rochon Genova LLP announced today that it is investigating a potential class proceeding on behalf of shareholders against Penn West Petroleum Ltd. ("Penn West" or the "Company") (TSX - PWT; NYSE - PWE), in conjunction with Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP of New York. The investigation relates to the July 29, 2014 announcement by Penn Wes... [Read full article]

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 claim has been brought by the family of Nick Baker, a Cornwall man who was just 22 years old when he lost control of his 2006 ... [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 (website addresses) in users' private messages were harvested by Facebook in violation of users’ privacy. Facebook did this in ... [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 here A copy of Justice Perell's Reasons for settlement a... [Read full article]

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