Health Canada is urging consumers not to use the product Hydroxycut because of the number of adverse reactions reported. Although not authorized for sale in Ontario or the rest of Canada, consumers can still purchase the product. A products liability suit...
Ontario cycling advocate suing for personal injury re fall
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Aug 8, 2017 | Personal Injury
A well-known Ontario cycling advocate has launched a lawsuit against the City of Windsor, the University of Windsor and a number of contractors. The $600,000 personal injury suit stems from a trip-and-fall accident she had two years ago in a campus construction zone....
Ontario pharmaceutical liability and the dark side of Tylenol 3
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Aug 2, 2017 | Pharmaceutical Liability
When people get sick, they believe over-the-counter drugs or those prescribed to them will help them to feel better. But many Ontario residents get sick from what they can buy off the shelf or are prescribed and as such may be entitled to compensation by...
Way is paved for class action litigation against Facebook
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Jul 27, 2017 | Class Action Litigation
The Supreme Court of Canada has given the green light to for a lawsuit to proceed against a major social media site alleging that it violated user privacy. Now, Facebook Inc. has to defend itself in a class action litigation in a British Columbia court....
Products liability claims may follow E.coli outbreak
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Jul 18, 2017 | Products Liability
Flour produced by Ardent Mills along with multiple related products have been linked to the E.coli outbreak that infected 30 people across Canada between last November and March of this year. Although no new cases of E.coli have been reported since April, more...
Class action litigation planned by Tim Hortons franchisees
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Jun 29, 2017 | Class Action Litigation
Sometimes, when Ontario consumers become the victims of large corporations and find it too costly to go to court, conglomerates are able to escape accountability. This is where class action litigation offers individuals the opportunity to obtain compensation for...
What to do after suffering a personal injury in a bicycle crash
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Jun 16, 2017 | Personal Injury
Bicycles are more common than ever on the streets of Ontario. With the rising cost of fuel, the resurgence in downtown residential living and improved infrastructure for cyclists in cities, it is a logical choice for many people. However, cyclists have an enhanced...
Can you sue in Canada for a personal injury suffered on vacation?
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Jun 15, 2017 | Personal Injury
When someone goes away for a holiday, all that's on his or her mind is having some fun in the sun and leaving the everyday stresses of life in Ontario behind. Some prudent types might think to take out travel insurance to guard against the unexpected. Few however,...
A personal injury can happen anytime, anywhere
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | May 31, 2017 | Personal Injury
When most people in Ontario think of hazardous situations, they probably think about dangerous drivers, cyclists negotiating city streets, icy sidewalks in the winter or other obvious dangers. The truth is many hazards either are hidden from view, or are not obvious...
Toronto trying to reduce vehicular personal injury incidents
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | May 16, 2017 | Personal Injury
The big cities of Ontario are hives of activity seven days a week. Downtown workers swell the numbers on weekdays, and shoppers and sightseers take over on the weekends. Given all the cars, trucks, bikes, motorcycles and pedestrians mixing, accidents seem inevitable,...
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