PayPal Canada, a global online payments business, is being sued. An Ontario man launched the class action litigation suit recently, claiming PayPal is hiding fees when converting currency -- something that is in violation of its agreement with...
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Exploding sunroofs drive class action litigation in Canada
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Dec 6, 2017 | Class Action Litigation
The last thing drivers want to experience as they're driving down a busy highway, or even on a leisurely drive, is to have the sunroofs in their cars explode. Yet, that is the reason for the proposed class action litigation against Hyundai. The lawsuit, which has yet...
Class action litigation in Canada against Airbnb
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Nov 9, 2017 | Class Action Litigation
Airbnb has become a popular way for many people who travel to obtain accommodations. The premise is that people rent out their own dwellings to travellers. However, the company has become the target of class action litigation in Canada launched by a Vancouver strata...
Canada class action litigation: Trouble with Trump Tower
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Nov 3, 2017 | Class Action Litigation
It seems there were problems with Toronto's Trump Tower from the get go. Fraudsters were outed, major investors pulled out at the last minute, and those left as part of this major project in Canada were put together by the person outed. What's worse, none of...
Jehovah’s Witness leaders face class action litigation
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Oct 27, 2017 | Class Action Litigation
Former and current members of the Jehovah's Witnesses claim that the church protects members who sexually abuse children. The members in Canada have launched a $66 million claim against the leaders of the church. In the class action litigation, they allege that...
Class action litigation: Record award in talc powder case
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Sep 15, 2017 | Class Action Litigation
A woman from Virginia has been awarded more than $110 million in compensation in a suit against the manufacturer of baby powder. The class action litigation alleged that the baby powder created by manufacturing giant Johnson & Johnson caused the woman's ovarian...
Class action litigation: OxyContin users waiting for compensation
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Aug 22, 2017 | Class Action Litigation
Legally prescribed painkillers Oxycontin and OxyNeo have caused many Canadians to be addicted to opioids. Purdue Pharma, the company that manufactures the drugs, has agreed to settle a number of class action litigation lawsuits in Canada to the tune of $20...
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....
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...
Important things to know about starting class action litigation
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Apr 30, 2017 | Class Action Litigation
If an individual or a group wrongs a person directly, there may be grounds for a civil lawsuit. If, however, that same individual or group wrongs many people, class action litigation may be appropriate. For those wishing to know more, here are some key facts about...
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