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Federal Court Judge rejects an appeal by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, and upholds the successful refugee claims of 39 Roma refugees from Hungary
On February 20, 2015, the law firm of Rochon Genova LLP and Peter Ivanyi were successful in the Federal Court in their 4 year battle to preserve the Convention refugee status of 39 Roma refugees from Hungary. This is possibly the largest number of refugees ever accepted any one time. The Racz Family, a Roma family of 39 individuals seeking refugee protection in Canada ... [Read full article]


UPDATE - AMO Class Action Reaches Settlement
The AMO Class Action has reached a settlement and is proceeding towards court approval, scheduled for March 27, 2015 in Ontario. The AMO Class Action was commenced in 2007 relating to a contact lens solution known as “Complete MoisturePlus” (the “Solution”). The Solution was recalled in 2007 based on concerns that it may be linked to Acanthamoeba Keratitis (“AK”) infection... [Read full article]


Rochon Genova LLP Continues Investigation into Takata Airbag Recalls
TORONTO, January 30, 2015 – Rochon Genova LLP is continuing to investigate a potential class action against Japanese airbag supplier Takata Corporation, following news of yet another death in the U.S. linked to the defect.

Takata airbags may deploy with excessive force, due to the potentially unstable nature of the explosive used in the canister, and may cause pie...
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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]


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