Class Counsel attended before the BC Court on June 25, 2018 for the application to approve settlements with National Bank, Visa and Mastercard and are awaiting a decision from the BC Court. In the meantime, the hearings scheduled for Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario have been adjourned. Please contact Class Counsel at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com if you would like to receive information when those hearings are rescheduled. New hearing dates will also be posted on this website once they are available.
On June 15, 2018, the court approved an order finalizing the distribution of settlement funds in this class action. The settlement distribution has now been completed, and the matter will be discontinued once all of the distribution cheques have been cashed.
Settlements totaling $290,000 were reached with Trillium Health Care Products Inc., Vita Health Products Inc. and Procter & Gamble Inc. The settlement funds were used to pay out disbursements that were incurred in litigating the actuin, and all remaining funds ($154,788.89) will be distributed by a cy-pres payment to the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Settlements have been reached with National Bank, Visa and MasterCard.
Settlements have been reached with the TEAC, NEC and Hitachi-LG Defendants.
The trial phase of this action has commenced. The parties have agreed to a modified trial structure where the cases-in-chief will be exchanged in writing, followed by an oral hearing. Exchange of the parties written cases, expert reports, and pre-trial applications will continue through the spring of 2018. The oral hearing is currently scheduled for July 9, 2018 through to January 18, 2019. These hearing will be held in the Supreme Court of British Columbia, Vancouver Courthouse, 800 Smithe Street, Vancouver, BC.
Settlements have been reached with the defendants in the following actions:
Automotive Wire Harness Systems:
Yazaki Systems Technologies GmbH (formerly S-Y Systems Technologies Europe, GmbH) (“S-Y Systems”) in the amount of $50,000.
T. Rad Co., Ltd. and T. Rad North America Inc. (“T. Rad”), in the amount of $1,053,975.67
The S-Y Systems and T. Rad settlements are subject to court approval in British Columbia, Quebec and Ontario. Applications to approve the S-Y Systems and T. Rad settlements will be heard in the British Columbia Court in the city of Vancouver on December 7, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in the Quebec Court in the City of Quebec on December 15, 2017, at 9:30 a.m. and in the Ontario Court in the city of Toronto on January 26, 2018, at 10:00 a.m. The Courts will decide whether the settlements are fair, reasonable, and in the best interests of settlement class members.
LCD Class Action – Second round of claims process now open. Claims can be submitted online by clicking here for the LCD Claims website until January 19, 2018. For further details, please visit the Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) on our website.
Distribution and administration protocols have now been approved by the Courts. Class members can make claims for reimbursement starting October 9, 2017 at “Foam for Cash” website. Click here to go directly to the webpage.
More information is available, please click on the link below.
Did you purchase a Gem Grade Diamond between January 1, 1994 and October 14, 2016? If so, you may be affected by a class action settlement with De Beers Canada Inc. and related entities. Please click on the “Related Litigation” link below for further details.