Sotos LLP calls for a judicial case management procedure in multijurisdictional class actions

Sotos LLP has joined forces with Siskinds LLP and Koskie Minsky LLP to request that the Canadian Bar Association (“CBA”) adopt a judicial protocol that creates a mechanism for the case management of multijurisdictional class actions. The three firms’ submissions came in response to a Notice of Consultation on the CBA’s proposed “Canadian Judicial Protocol

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Canadian Class Action Commenced Against Equifax Over Security Breach

La version française suit le texte anglais. TORONTO (September 12, 2017)  An Ontario resident has started a proposed class action in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, seeking $550 million in damages on behalf of Canadian victims of a massive cybersecurity privacy hack of the consumer credit reporting agency Equifax. Equifax issued a press release

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Class Action Against People Trust Company Certified

January 31, 2017 – Justice Perell of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice certified a class action against Peoples Trust Company and Peoples Card Services LLP. The case, brought on behalf of thousands of Ontario consumers alleges that prepaid “credit” cards issued by the Peoples Trust Company violate the Ontario Consumer Protection Act by charging

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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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