Pseudomonas Class Action Certified
By Order of the Honourable Justice Strathy, dated November 14, 2011, the Pseudomonas Class Action was certified permitting the representative plaintiffs, Ronald and Sandra Sherman, to continue the action as a class proceeding. The Court has not determined the merits of the action. As a result, your rights may be affected by the recent certification order.
The law firm of ROCHON | GENOVA LLP (“Class Counsel”) represents plaintiffs in the above-noted action against University Health Network (“UHN”). The Class consists of 36 individuals known to Class Counsel and UHN who were infected or colonized by the Outbreak Strain of Pseudomonas aeruginosa(” Pseudomonas“) while an inpatient in the Medical/Surgical Intensive Care Unit, solid organ transplant stepdown unit and the solid organ transplant ward of the Toronto General Hospital (“TGH”) between December 1, 2004 and March 31, 2006 (the “Class or Class Member”).
Class Counsel will be sending notice to the 36 Class Members notifying them that the Pseudomonas Class Action has been certified and advising them of their right to opt-out of the action. If you believe you are one of the Class Members, please contact Class Counsel for more information