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...
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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...
False advertising and products liability in Canada
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Oct 20, 2017 | Products Liability
Advertisements are created to sell products and services. But there are times when they're more than just a little embellished. Sometimes they falsely highlight the product or service in an over-the-top pitch to entice further purchases. However, the Competition Act...
Pharmaceutical liability: Health Canada wants codeine off shelves
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Oct 5, 2017 | Pharmaceutical Liability
Nonprescription codeine is readily available on shelves at pharmacies and most grocery stores in Canada. If Health Canada has anything to say about it, that will be changing in the near future. These sorts of products have been associated with pharmaceutical liability...
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...
Products liability in Canada: Metal-on-metal hip replacements
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Sep 7, 2017 | Products Liability
British researchers have found that metal-on-metal hip replacements are highly likely to fail. This paves the way for the launching of products liability suits by the tens of thousands of people over the world -- many of whom are in Canada -- who may be affected by...
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...
Hydroxycut facing products liability suit in Canada
On Behalf of Rochon Genova LLP | Aug 15, 2017 | Products Liability
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...
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