Class Actions

Find leading Class Actions lawyers and law firms in Ontario

What is a Class Action Lawsuit?

Class action lawsuits are a type of legal action in which a group of people collectively sue a defendant for similar claims. In Ontario, class action lawsuits are governed by the Class Proceedings Act, which allows individuals to join together to pursue legal action when they have suffered harm as a result of a common issue. These types of lawsuits can be used to seek compensation for damages related to a wide range of issues, including product liability, environmental damage, and securities fraud.

There are many examples of class action lawsuits that have been filed in Ontario over the years. For instance, in 2019, a class action lawsuit was filed against a pharmaceutical company for allegedly marketing a drug as safe and effective, when it was not. The lawsuit sought compensation for individuals who suffered harm as a result of taking the drug. In another example, a class action lawsuit was filed against a company for allegedly misleading customers about the ingredients in its products. The lawsuit sought compensation for customers who had purchased the products based on false claims.

In these matters, a law firm plays an important role in helping individuals pursue justice and compensation for their losses. A law firm can assist clients in determining whether they have a viable claim, in preparing and filing the necessary legal documents, and in representing clients in court. In addition, a law firm can provide support and guidance to clients throughout the legal process, helping them to navigate the complexities of a class action lawsuit. Ultimately, working with a law firm can help clients to achieve a favorable outcome in their case, while holding defendants accountable for their actions.
 

Class Actions lawyers and law firms in Ontario

Law Firm

City

Practice Area

Babin Bessner Spry LLP
City: Toronto
Practice Areas: Commercial Litigation
BT Legal
City: Toronto
Practice Areas: Civil Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law, Criminal Law, Family Law, Intellectual Property, Personal Injury, Real Estate Law, Employment Law, Wills & Estates
Dale & Lessmann LLP
City: Toronto
Practice Areas: Corporate Law, Intellectual Property, Real Estate Law, Commercial Litigation
O'Connor MacLeod Hanna LLP
City: Oakville
Practice Areas: Civil Law, Corporate Law, Real Estate Law, Wills & Estates, Commercial Litigation
Reain Lui Stock LLP
City: Toronto
Practice Areas: Corporate Law, Commercial Litigation
Reconstruct LLP
City: Toronto
Practice Areas: Civil Law, Commercial Litigation, Corporate Law