Overview

Sotos LLP and Spiteri & Ursulak LLP (“Class Counsel”) are co-counsel in a proposed class action against Rouge Valley Health System, C.S.T. Consultants Inc., Knowledge First Financial Inc., Global RESP Corporation, Nellie Acar, Shaida Bandali, Esther Cruz, Gavriel Edry, Polina Edry, Munish Sethi and Subramaniam Sulur.

The action is on behalf of all persons who provided “personal health information” (as defined by the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004, S.O. 2004, c. 3) to the Rouge Valley Health System and who gave birth at Rouge Valley Centenary, Rouge Valley Ajax and Rouge Valley Pickering between April 2009 and January 13, 2015.

This action is based on the unauthorized use and disclosure of personal health information. Specifically, employees of the Rouge Valley Health System wrongfully accessed, used and disclosed personal health information of mothers who had recently given birth at Rouge Valley Centenary, Rouge Valley Ajax and Rouge Valley Pickering. The employees sold or marketed the personal health information to companies that sell Registered Education Savings Plans. Click here to read the statement of claim and click here to read the fresh as amended statement of claim.

A class action certification motion has been scheduled to be heard by the Ontario Superior Court for June 11-15, 2018. Further information will be provided closer to that date.

For more information on the case, please contact Jean-Marc Leclerc at jleclerc@sotosllp.com or Louis Sokolov at lsokolov@sotosllp.com.

Updates

The Fresh as Amended Statement of Claim was filed on July 17, 2015

A class action certification motion has been scheduled to be heard by the Ontario Superior Court for June 11-15, 2018. Further information will be provided closer to that date.

Case Contacts

Louis Sokolov
t: 416.572.7316
f: 416.977.0717
e: lsokolov@sotosllp.com

Jean-Marc Leclerc
t: 416.977.6857
f: 416.977.0717
e: jleclerc@sotosllp.com