Class Action Against Belleville Orthodontist, Dr. Garry Solomon
Thomson, Rogers has been retained by Sarah Davidson (“Sarah”) to investigate civil claims against former Belleville Orthodontist, Dr. Garry Solomon, relating to his alleged secret video recording of hundreds of his female patients. According to the news report from the Kingston Whig Standard dated July 19, 2017, the former orthodontist has been charged with, “voyeurism – surreptitiously recording images of a person over the age of 18 years, voyeurism – surreptitiously recording images of a person under the age of 18 years, possession of child pornography and making child pornography.”
Sarah is currently 28 years of age. She was a patient of the former orthodontist in 2004/2005 when she was just 15 years old. She has been notified by police that she is one of several hundred of the former orthodontist’s victims who were surreptitiously videotaped, without consent, while under his care at his Belleville dental office. It is understood that hundreds of similar videotapes were seized by police from the former orthodontist during a recent search of his office and house.
If you believe that you are one of the victims of the former orthodontist’s secret recordings, please contact us to share your information by completing the Questionnaire provided. After completing the Questionnaire, we will contact you to discuss your potential claim in more detail.
Class Action Updates
UPDATE (October 18, 2017):
CLASS ACTION COMMENCED AGAINST DR. SOLOMON
A class action has been issued against the late, Dr. Garry Solomon seeking compensation on behalf of all his patients that were allegedly surreptitiously videotaped by Dr. Solomon.
According to the news report from the Kingston Whig dated July 19, 2017, the former orthodontist was charged prior to his death with, “voyeurism-surreptitiously recording images of a person over the age of 18 years, voyeurism-surreptitiously recording images of a person under the age of 18 years, possession of child pornography and making child pornography.”
Thomson, Rogers will be working on the class action as co-counsel with the Bonn Law Office.
View a copy of the class action claim. Amendments to the claim are anticipated in the near future.
The class action will proceed against Dr. Solomon’s estate in light of Dr. Solomon’s recent passing.
We invite interested persons to sign up for the class action by completing the sign-up form. Doing so will put you on the mailing list for further updates.
UPDATE (October 17, 2017):
Recent media reports have confirmed the death of Dr. Solomon. Despite his passing, Thomson, Rogers continues to evaluate the most efficient means of assisting victims in pursuit of potential civil claims against Dr. Solomon. These claims can still be advanced against Dr. Solomon’s estate so please sign up if you would like more information.
Related Resources Re Dr. Garry Solomon:
Nov. 10, 2017 | Class action suit continues to Grow
Oct. 25, 2017 | Class Action registers 100
Oct. 19, 2017 | Civil Action Proceeding Against Late Orthodontist
Oct. 18, 2017 | Orthodontist charged with child pornography dies
July 19, 2017 | Retired Belleville orthodontist faces sex-related charges
July 18, 2017 | Local Orthodontist Charged with Making Child Pornography