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2019 OC Transpo – Ottawa Bus Accident Class Action

Ottawa – Merchant Law Group LLP has filed a class action lawsuit with the Superior Court of Justice in Ottawa (against the City of Ottawa/OC Transpo) seeking financial compensation for bus passengers, individuals injured on the platform, and other persons affected by the Westboro bus accident which occurred on January 11, 2019.  This class action litigation also seeks compensation for victims’ family members.

This class action includes allegations that there are safety deficiencies in the design and operation of the public transportation system in Ottawa.

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Merchant Law Group has 10 offices across Canada, with lawyers practising law in six provinces. Merchant Law Group is well known for pursuing class action lawsuits in Canada including litigation regarding Winners/HomeSense, Various Cellular Phone Fees, BCE Dividends, GM Gasket Manifolds, Hip Implants, Lead Paint in Toys (and similar consumer products), Maple Leaf, Celebrex/Bextra, Vioxx, Sony, Residential Schools and various other cases.  Tony Merchant, Q.C. is known to be one of Canada’s most active litigators with more than 600 reported cases in leading Caselaw Journals, having argued thousands of cases before the Canadian and American Courts, in Trial and Administrative Courts, and the Courts of Appeal of various American and Canadian jurisdictions, the Federal Court of Canada, and the Supreme Court of Canada.

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