HSH announced on May 3rd, 2018 that we will serve as lead counsel for two class action lawsuits representing families against nursing homes for neglect of their loved ones. We were asked Amani Oakley of Oakley & Oakley to lend our extensive trial experience to the landmark lawsuits, which are believed to be the first of their kind in Canada, target two industry giants: Extendicare and Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation, which was recently rebranded Sienna Senior Living. They're seeking $150 million each.
HSH Partner Paul Miller's comment on the issue:
"These are our fathers, our mothers and our fellow man. Mistakes have been made and our elderly have suffered in unimaginable ways. Those that are vulnerable require tireless advocacy and a team dedicated to changing the status quo not just today but for all our futures.
In the Press
- Proposed class action lawsuits claim nursing homes were negligent, The Star, May 2, 2018
- Families sue Ontario long-term care providers over 'disgusting' neglect, CTV News, May 2, 2018
- 'We want justice for our mom': Lawsuits filed against long-term care providers alleging serious neglect, CBC, May 3, 2018
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