Sotos Class Action team once again ranks highly in Chambers Canada 2019

The Sotos Class Action team has once again been featured on the Chamber Canada Class Actions- Plaintiff list for 2019. David Sterns moved up the rankings this year while Louis Sokolov and Jean-Marc Leclerc maintained excellent positioning. Commentary about our firm and lawyers included: ‘Market sources consider the practice a “standout” in the market and

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Consumer Sues Lenovo (Canada) Inc. for Breach of Contract and Breach of Privacy Over Malicious Software

A class action lawsuit seeking $10 million in damages on behalf of Canadian consumers who purchased Lenovo computers that came with pre-installed Superfish software (“Superfish“) was launched March 11, 2015 in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. As stated in the claim, “Superfish is potentially dangerous and may allow anyone on a Wi-Fi network to

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Sotos team awarded carriage of lithium batteries proposed class action

When two separate class actions are brought over the same subject matter, courts are sometimes required to decide which action should take precedence and which team of lawyers should be given "carriage" of the dispute. The court found that the class members would be best served by allowing the claim brought by the Sotos/Siskinds team to proceed and by staying the competing action.

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GM class action certification in the news

Several media outlets have published stories about the Ontario Superior Court of Justice's decision last week to certify a class action lawsuit brought on behalf of all former General Motors dealers who were terminated in connection with the federal auto bailout.

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