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January 13, 2023

Settlements have been reached in the Automotive Bearings, Electric Powered Steering Assemblies, High Intensity Discharge Ballasts, and Manual Steering Columns class actions with the Mitsubishi…

January 4, 2023

All payments (wires, Interac e-Transfers and Cheques) have been processed in the Canadian Lithium Ion Batteries class action matter. Please check www.batteriessettlement.ca for regular updates…

December 12, 2022

On December 6, 2022 Justice Church issued reasons for judgment certifying the case as a class proceeding. The Action is now officially a “class action”…

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Litigation History

DECEMBER 24, 2009: UPDATE

Reasons for Judgment of Justice Lax, dated December 24, 2009

April 9, 2009: CURRENT STATUS

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Class Counsel will be issuing a privileged & confidential reporting letter to Class Members regarding the status of settlement negotiations shortly.

Examinations for Discovery

Class Counsel (the lawyers representing the passengers) have now conducted extensive examinations for discovery of representatives of the defendants. For those unfamiliar with the Canadian legal system, examinations for discovery are the process by which counsel question a representative of each defendant under oath prior to trial in order to obtain information regarding the events surrounding the accident of August 2, 2005 and also to obtain admissions which can be used to prove liability against the defendant at trial.

In addition, counsel for Nav Canada has conducted eight days of examinations for discovery of representatives of Air France.

Duty to confidentiality issues, Class Counsel cannot comment on the evidence obtained during the discovery process on this website.

 

 

 

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