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May 28, 2019, 13:18 ET Koskie Minsky Brings Class Action on behalf of residents of the Restigouche Hospital Centre

TORONTO, May 28, 2019 /CNW/ - Koskie Minsky LLP has commenced a class action on behalf of residents of the Restigouche Hospital Centre, also known as the Provincial Hospital, against the Province of...


May 15, 2019, 14:42 ET Koskie Minsky Brings Class Action against Pharmaceutical Companies for Opioid Addiction

TORONTO, May 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Koskie Minsky LLP in Toronto commenced a class action today against 28 major pharmaceutical companies. The action was commenced on behalf of all persons in Canada who...


Apr 01, 2019, 10:00 ET Did Your Application to the 2015 Thalidomide Survivors Contribution Program Get Rejected?

A Class Proceeding May Affect Your Legal Rights. TORONTO, April 1, 2019 /CNW/ - If your application to the 2015 Thalidomide Survivors Contribution Program was rejected by the Federal Government on...


Mar 26, 2019, 09:47 ET Court Awards $20 Million in Constitutional Damages Against Canada in Federal Solitary Confinement Class Action

TORONTO, March 26, 2019 /CNW/ - In an unprecedented decision, the Honourable Justice Perell awarded $20 million in Charter damages to the seriously mentally ill who were subjected to solitary...


Feb 25, 2019, 13:11 ET Koskie Minsky Federal Administrative Segregation Class Action

TORONTO, Feb. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - In 2015, Koskie Minsky LLP commenced a class action against the Attorney General of Canada ("Canada") on behalf of all inmates incarcerated in Federal correctional...


Jan 25, 2019, 15:45 ET Koskie Minsky Brings Class Action against the Attorney General of Canada for Miscalculating Veterans' Pensions from 2002 to 2010

TORONTO, Jan. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Koskie Minsky LLP in Toronto commenced a class action against the Attorney General of Canada on behalf of all veterans who were in receipt of disability pensions or...


Jan 12, 2019, 09:00 ET Class Action Against the Government of Ontario Over Youth Segregation in Youth Justice Facilities Certified by Ontario Court

TORONTO, Jan. 12, 2019 /CNW/ - On December 17, 2018, Mr. Justice Perell certified a class action against the government of Ontario on behalf of all persons who, while under the age of 18, were placed ...


Dec 28, 2018, 16:36 ET Koskie Minsky LLP Brings Class Action against Hershey Chocolate Company for using Child Labour and Slavery in Manufacture of Popular Chocolate Bars

TORONTO, Dec. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - Koskie Minsky LLP has commenced a class action against the Hershey Chocolate Company on behalf of consumers who unwittingly purchased chocolate bars that were made...


Dec 20, 2018, 12:01 ET Koskie Minsky Brings Métis and Non-Status Indian Sixties Scoop Class Action

TORONTO, Dec. 20, 2018 /CNW/ - Koskie Minsky LLP in Toronto commenced today a proposed class action against the Attorney General of Canada on behalf of Métis and Non-Status Indian persons affected by ...


Dec 19, 2018, 16:30 ET Koskie Minsky Brings Class Action against Government of Alberta for Coerced Sterilization of Indigenous Women

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Koskie Minsky LLP in Toronto, along with Cooper Regel in Edmonton, has commenced a class action against the Government of Alberta on behalf of Indigenous women...


Dec 18, 2018, 14:44 ET Canadian Class Action Launched Against Aphria Inc.

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Koskie Minsky LLP announces today the filing of a proposed shareholder class action against Aphria Inc., its CEO Vic Neufeld and its CFO Carl Merton. The class action...


Dec 17, 2018, 09:28 ET Class Action Against Ontario Government of Ontario Over Developmental Services Waitlists Certified by Ontario Court

TORONTO, Dec. 14, 2018 /CNW/ - Mr. Justice Belobaba has certified a class action against the government of Ontario on behalf of all persons who were alive as of April 10, 2015 who were approved for...


Dec 10, 2018, 16:16 ET Koskie Minsky LLP has commenced a $450 million class action against Marriott International, Inc.

TORONTO, Dec. 10, 2018 /CNW/ - The claim alleges that Marriott failed to adequately protect its customer's data and failed to discover the breach at an earlier date. Marriott's failures have...


Dec 04, 2018, 17:03 ET Ontario Training Schools Class Action Given Green Light to Move Forward by the Court

THUNDER BAY, ON, Dec. 4, 2018 /CNW/ - Koskie Minsky LLP in Toronto announces that the Ontario Superior Court has certified a class action against the Province of Ontario on behalf of former residents ...


Nov 27, 2018, 13:19 ET Koskie Minsky and McEwan Partners Commence Solitary Confinement Class Proceeding Against British Columbia Government

TORONTO, Nov. 27, 2018 /CNW/ - On November 26, 2018, Koskie Minsky of Toronto and McEwan Partners of Vancouver commenced a class proceeding in Vancouver on behalf of certain groups of prisoners who...


Nov 02, 2018, 12:18 ET Thalidomide Survivors rejected by Canada now allowed to sue as a class proceeding

TORONTO, Nov. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - In a decision released yesterday, the Federal Court of Appeal certified a class proceeding on behalf of forgotten Thalidomide Survivors who were rejected by the...


Sep 18, 2018, 13:11 ET $32 Million Class Action Commenced against Government of Ontario for Wrongful Retention of DNA

TORONTO, Sept. 18, 2018 /CNW/ - Koskie Minsky LLP has commenced a $32 million class action against the Government of Ontario for unlawfully retaining DNA test results of innocent citizens. The DNA...


Sep 18, 2018, 11:04 ET Settlement of Sixties Scoop Class Action

TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - The courts have approved a settlement between representatives of certain survivors of the Sixties Scoop and the Federal Government of Canada ("Canada") that provides...


Aug 09, 2018, 18:52 ET Settlement of Sixties Scoop Class Action

TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - The courts have approved a settlement between representatives of certain survivors of the Sixties Scoop and the Federal Government of Canada ("Canada") that provides...


Jul 10, 2018, 09:00 ET Settlement Discussions to Occur in Federal Administrative Segregation Class Actions

TORONTO, July 10, 2018 /CNW/ - The Government of Canada and the plaintiffs in three class actions on behalf of prisoners that have been placed in administrative segregation jointly announce that the...


Jun 27, 2018, 09:58 ET /C O R R E C T I O N from Source -- Koskie Minsky LLP/

In the news release, LGBT Purge Class Action Settlement Approved by the Court, issued 27-Jun-2018 by Koskie Minsky LLP over Cision, we are advised by the company that incorrect dates were included in ...


Jun 22, 2018, 16:00 ET Ontario Court Does Not Approve Sixties Scoop Settlement

TORONTO, June 22, 2018 /CNW/ - Koskie Minsky LLP in Toronto announces that the Ontario Superior Court of Justice denied the motion for approval of the national Sixties Scoop settlement agreement in...


Jun 13, 2018, 16:46 ET TD and BMO to be Added as Defendants to FX Class Action

TORONTO, June 13, 2018 /CNW/ - On June 13, 2018, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its decision in the Canadian Foreign Exchange Class Action, permitting the plaintiffs to amend their...


May 01, 2018, 11:58 ET Andrea Bowker of Koskie Minsky LLP to Become Solicitor at Ontario Labour Relations Board

TORONTO, May 1, 2018 /CNW/ - Koskie Minsky LLP is pleased to congratulate Andrea Bowker on her acceptance of the position of Solicitor at the Ontario Labour Relations Board. Andrea has been a valued...


Apr 25, 2018, 18:10 ET $2 Billion Class Action Commenced against Facebook for Misuse of Data

TORONTO, April 25, 2018 /CNW/ - Koskie Minsky LLP has commenced a $2 billion global class action against Facebook, Inc. for misuse of its users' personal information. The claim alleges that Facebook...