Meet Alan Farrer – Class Action Lawyer

Posted October 13, 2016

Alan Farrer, Class Action Lawyer thumbnail Watch this short biography video and get to know class action lawyer Alan Farrer, managing partner at the Toronto law firm of Thomson Rogers. Learn about the person behind the lawyer – why he chose law and what he is passionate about. Certified by the Law Society of Upper Canada as a Specialist in Civil … Continued

Doctor Pierre Dupont and College of Chiropodists being sued for $15M

CBC News | by Rosa Marchitelli, Darcy Merkur quoted | May 6, 2016

CBC News Toronto Thumbnail A former patient of a controversial Ottawa foot doctor has filed a class-action claim against him, his business, and the College of Chiropodists of Ontario, after Pierre Dupont allegedly implanted unapproved stents into patients’ feet. About a dozen other former patients will be asking the court to certify the claim. The lawsuit, which was filed … Continued

Foot doctor Pierre Dupont accused of using ‘knock-off’ implants

CBC News | by Rosa Marchitelli, Craig Brown quoted | May 2

CBC News Toronto Thumbnail A controversial foot doctor is now facing accusations about the use of questionable implants on patients without their knowledge. Go Public and Radio-Canada recently reported how, after being banned from dentistry in Quebec following serious problems with patients, Pierre Dupont reinvented himself as a foot specialist in Ontario. One of his Ottawa patients contacted us … Continued

Potential Claims against Ottawa based Chiropodist, Dr. Pierre Dupont

Posted April 11, 2016

Pierre Dupont thumbnail Thomson, Rogers has been retained to investigate possible medical negligence claims against Ontario registered Chiropodist, Dr. Pierre Dupont, working in the Ottawa area. The investigation will focus on allegations concerning a common stent procedure performed by Dr. Dupont on people with flat feet and the complications that are alleged to have resulted, including allegations regarding … Continued

$50M Class Action Lawsuit issued against Niagara College

Posted August 18, 2015

Thomson, Rogers has issued a class action lawsuit against Niagara College of Applied Arts and Technology on behalf of recent graduates of the General Arts and Science Diploma Transfer Program (“GAS” Program). The claim specifically alleges that Niagara College of Applied Arts and Technology improperly marketed and promoted its two year “GAS” Program to international … Continued

International students take legal action against Niagara College for $50M

Toronto Star | by Diana Hall | August 17, 2015 thumbnail Former international students at Niagara College are launching a class-action lawsuit against the school and seeking more than $50 million in damages after a mostly online program left some foreign students ineligible to work in Canada after graduation. Anish Goyal and Chintan Zankat are taking legal action on behalf of a host of affected classmates … Continued

Potential Class Action lawsuit against striking teachers in Durham

CityNews | May 20, 2015

Alan Farrer on City News The Durham district high school teachers’ strike has frustrated many students and parents, prompting some to consider a class-action lawsuit against the teachers. Alan Farrer, managing partner at Thomson, Rogers, comments on the legality of the strike and the chances of parents and students securing a successful outcome. See the full story here.  

Air Canada Flight 878 Class Action

Thomson, Rogers has issued a $20 million class action against Air Canada on behalf of the 95 passengers of AC 878 en route from Toronto to Zurich on January 13, 2011. During the flight, passengers were subjected to violent forces as the aircraft was suddenly put into a steep dive. Many passengers were catapulted out … Continued