Class Action


Charney Lawyers has an established reputation for conducting class action litigation, including class actions based on explosions, food contamination, insurance, personal injury, product liability and securities. The firm has been counsel of record on national, transnational and international class actions. We have acted as co-lead counsel on cases involving thousands of class members. We have recovered over $125 million for class members.

Charney Lawyers has the necessary resources, creativity and the resolve to successfully litigate the most complex claims.

Class Actions

  • The Salvage Deductible Class Actions:
    • Security National;
    • Primmum;
    • Coseco; and
    • TD General
  • Scotiabank Class Action
  • Menu Foods Class Action
  • Maple Leaf Foods Class Action
  • Sunrise Propane Class Action
  • Secord Ave. Class Action
  • Kingston Road Class Action
  • Woodstock Apartment Class Action
  • Condominium Class Actions:
    • One Bedford;
    • Festival Tower;
    • Murano Towers;
    • Matrix Towers;
    • Emerald City; and
    • X Condos
  • Privacy Breach Class Actions:
    • Bell Mobility;
    • Student Loans;
    • Montfort Hospital;
    • Medical Marihuana;
    • People's Trust; and
    • CPP Lost USB Key
  • Mt. Gox Bitcoin Exchange Class Action

Judicial Endorsements


“I find that the plaintiff’s counsel presented a well prepared, organized and efficient case… The medical issues were complex. It involved evidence of psychiatrists, physiatrists, orthopaedic surgeons, occupational therapists, future care specialists, vocational alternatives, forensic accounting and quantification of damages. The jury had to be presented with present valuations of past and future loss of income and projections of future care costs."


-Giordano v. Li [Ontario Superior Court of Justice, 2015]

Ted Charney represented the plaintiff in this three week personal injury jury trial securing a $900,000 verdict for chronic pain syndrome.

"Charney... is unquestionably qualified to act as counsel."


-Ison T Auto Sales v. Zurich Insurance [Ontario Court of Appeal, 2011]

Ted Charney acted for Ison T Auto Sales i.e. Toronto Honda on the appeal.

"The Whiting Group Counsel Team consists of 11 law firms from 7 provinces across Canada and includes some of the most experienced class action firms in Canada with a broad range of experience in class actions with particular expertise in product liability class actions and personal injury. Four of these law firms are in Ontario where the action will be based and includes counsel who are very experienced in class action litigation and have the resources and experience to advance this claim in Ontario or on a national scale. This fact favours the Whiting Group."


-Whiting et al v. Menu Foods Income Fund [Ontario Superior Court of Justice, 2007]

Charney Lawyers was a member of the Whiting Group and appeared as counsel on the motion to decide carriage.

"Mr. Charney conducted the Applicant's case in an exemplary and efficient manner, which was to the benefit of all concerned, his clients, the insurer and myself alike."


-Amoa-Williams v. Allstate Insurance Co. of Canada [Financial Services Commission of Ontario, 2001]

Ted Charney acted for the insured.



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