Delays plaguing personal injury class actions

    The Law Commission of Ontario recently released a report evaluating the effectiveness of the Class Proceedings Act and found that delays are plaguing the process. “The biggest problem in litigation, both personal injury and class action, is delay,” says Darcy Merkur, a personal injury lawyer and partner at Thomson Rogers Lawyers in Toronto. Delays are … Continued

    Canadian Class Action Commenced Against Breast Implant Manufacturer Allergan

      On May 23, 2019, Thomson Rogers and Rochon Genova LLP issued a class action on behalf of Canadians who were implanted with breast implants manufactured and distributed by Allergan plc and several of its affiliates. The proposed Canada-wide class action, filed with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, alleges, among other things, that the defendants … Continued

      UPDATE: Class Action Commenced Against Belleville Orthodontist, Dr. Garry 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 … Continued

        Potential 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 … Continued