What’s New

    1. The law firm of Flaherty McCarthy LLP has commenced a proposed Class Proceeding against Dr. Vincent Nadon, the University of Ottawa and several other legal entities.  The proposed Class seeks more than $100 million dollars in damages for acts of voyeurism and sexual assault perpetrated by Dr. Nadon over a number of years, in the context of him providing medical services.  The proposed Class seeks a declaration that the University of Ottawa and other legal entities are legally responsible and liable for the acts of Dr. Nadon, and required to pay damages for same.
    2. We recently brought a Motion seeking production of records held by the Ottawa Police Service and the Ministry of the Attorney General.  The Honourable Justice MacLeod has Ordered the production of the requested records.  However, Class Members are kindly asked to complete and return to Class Counsel a Consent to release records pertinent to the offences as against them and contained in the records.  The Consent should be returned to Laura Bassett at Flaherty McCarthy LLP, 95 Wellington Street West, Suite 1000, Toronto, ON M5J 2N7.
    3. Class Counsel recently brought a motion for leave to amend the Statement of Claim to plead additional claims against the defendants, and to increase the amount sought to $500 million dollars.  The Amended Statement of Claim can be viewed HERE.
    4. Class Counsel submitted its Motion Record to the Ontario Superior Court of Justice seeking certification of this action as a class proceeding.  This motion proceeded on consent.
    5. The Hon. Justice MacLeod certified our action as a Class Proceeding on December 7, 2021.  The Certification Order can be viewed HERE and Justice MacLeod’s Endorsement can be viewed HERE.  You will be a member of the class until you are given the opportunity to opt out, which will be your choice.