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.
On October 20, 2017, the Court of Appeal released the reasons for judgement upholding certification of the case as a class proceeding. You can access this decision by clicking on the link below.
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.
A hearing has been set for September 6, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. to seek final approval of the settlement distribution in this class proceeding. The hearing is set for a half day and will take place at the Vancouver Supreme Court. Class members are welcome to attend the hearing.
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.
On March 9, 2017, the court approved the payout of settlement funds to class members in stages. The first stage will be to pay out all claims to class members who are sole owners (company or individual) of the licensed vessel. Click on the link below for more details.