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Class Action Updates

January 17, 2019

A national settlement has been reached with Morgan Stanley for USD$2.3 million, subject to court approval in Ontario and Quebec.  At the approval hearings, the…

December 7, 2018

On November 8, 2018, the BC Court approved a motion to certify the within action as against MinebeaMitsumi Inc. (formerly Minebea Co. Ltd.), NMB Korea,…

November 26, 2018

A national settlement, totaling $3.25 million has been reached with FMC Corporation and FMC of Canada, Ltd. (collectively “FMC”). The FMC settlement approval motion will…


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On November 8, 2018, the BC Court approved a motion to certify the within action as against MinebeaMitsumi Inc. (formerly Minebea Co. Ltd.), NMB Korea, NMB (USA) Inc., and NMB Technologies Corporation (“NMB”) for settlement purposes.

The NMB settlement agreement (the “NMB Agreement”) is subject to Court approval in Ontario, British Columbia and Quebec. Hearings to approve the NMB Agreement will be held as follows:

  • Quebec: at the Montreal courthouse on January 22, 2019
  • Ontario: at the Goderich courthouse on February 25, 2019
  • British Columbia: at the Vancouver courthouse on March 7, 2019

Click to view Important Documents

Entered Alberta Order re Adjournment of Settlement Approval (Visa, Mastercard and National Bank)

A copy of the order can be viewed HERE.

LCD Price-Fixing Class Action Settlements

Settlements with the defendants LG and Hannstar, in the amounts of $21,200,000 and $2,050,000 respectively, have been approved by the BC, Ontario and Quebec Courts. A second distribution protocol has also been approved.

Hydrogen Peroxide Class Definition Amended

On October 30th, 2015, the Court approved an amendment to the class definition. This amendment excludes certain persons and starts the limitation period running for those persons. More information is available at www.hydrogenperoxideclassaction.ca.

BC, Ontario and Quebec Certify Polyurethane Foam Actions for Settlement Purposes.

On July 27, 2015, the Courts in BC, Ontario and Quebec have now certified the polyurethane foam actions against Woodbridge, Vitafoam, Carpenter, FFP/Flexible Foam, Future Foam, Hickory Springs, Leggett & Platt, Mohawk and the Former FXI Individuals for settlement purposes only.

On September 21, 2015, the plaintiffs will apply to the BC Court to approve the settlement agreements, a plan to distribute the settlement funds and class counsel fees of 25% of all settlement funds achieved plus taxes and case expenses.

More information is available here.

Teck/Cominco Court Hearing Result: Settlement Agreement Approved

On July 24, 2015, the Court approved the settlement agreement, the plan to distribute settlement funds, class counsel’s fees, and the additional compensation for Jim Weldon and Len Bleier.

More information is on our Teck/Cominco page

Settlement, subject to court approval, reached in Category L Commercial Halibut Fishing License Case

A settlement, subject to court approval, has been reached in this case.  A hearing has been set for 2:00 p.m. on September 11, 2015 for the court to review the settlement.

Notice of Hearing in Hydrogen Peroxide Class Action

Class Counsel have brought a motion in Ontario to amend the class definition.  The proposed amendment narrows the class. The proposed amendment requires approval by the Ontario court before it becomes effective.  The motion to amend the class definition will be heard by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice on October 20, 2015 at 10:00 a.m.  Please read the Notice carefully as the proposed amendments may affect your legal rights.

DRAM Class Action: Collect Money Owed to You

The DRAM Class Action is a lawsuit that successfully claimed Canadians paid too much for memory chips (known as DRAM) because some manufacturers conspired to fix its price. The courts have approved an $80 Million settlement.

Watch the video for brief overview. You can view the French version HERE.

Go to www.themoneyismine.ca to claim what is owed to you.

Need more information? You can review the facts about the claims process and read the Notice HERE.

Read the Press Release.

LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Claims Process Begins

The claims process in the litigation alleging price fixing of LCD panels and products has begun. Consumers and businesses can now submit claims for compensation from over $37 million in settlements.

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