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July 10, 2018

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…

June 21, 2018

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…

May 15, 2018

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…

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38. Will there be any money left over after paying each claimant’s share and the lawyers’ fees?

38. Will there be any money left over after paying each claimant’s share and the lawyers’ fees?

The lawyers have designed the distribution so that there is no money left over. We will write cheques to claimants for all of the money other than legal fees. We want as much of the money as possible to go to claimants.

There is a chance that some claimants will not deposit their cheques. If there is enough money from uncashed cheques, we will likely send out second cheques. Before we do anything with the money from uncashed cheques, we will send letters to all claimants to let them know what we are proposing to do. We will also have to get the Court to approve what we propose to do.

29. How many people are getting $0/$500/another amount?

Due to privacy concerns, we cannot post exact numbers on the website. However, we can advise that the payouts break down into four approximately equal groups:

  • roughly 1/4 of claimants are receiving $0;
  • roughly 1/4 of claimants are receiving $500;
  • roughly 1/4 of claimants are receiving between $500 and $10,000; and
  • roughly 1/4 of claimants are receiving more than $10,000.

27. Can I see the detailed calculations of my share / of everyone’s shares?

We are happy to send you detailed information about the calculation of your share. Please contact Kimberley Hill at khill@cfmlawyers.ca or 1-800-689-2322.

We cannot send you the details of the calculations of other claimants’ shares due to privacy concerns.

59. Can I contact the court or the judge with my questions?

No. The judge and the court cannot answer any questions about the lawsuit, settlement agreement or distribution. Please call or email Kimberley Hill from CFM at khill@cfmlawyers.ca or 1-800-689-2322.

58. Can I contact Teck Metals, Towers or Agrium with my questions?

No. Teck Metals, Towers and Agrium are not allowed to talk to you about the lawsuit, settlement agreement or distribution. Please call or email Kimberley Hill from CFM at khill@cfmlawyers.ca or 1-800-689-2322.

57. Who do I contact if I have more questions?

Please call or email Kimberley Hill from CFM at khill@cfmlawyers.ca or 1-800-689-2322. If Kimberley cannot answer your question she will pass it along to someone who can.

56. Do I have to come to the Court hearing?

No, you do not have to come to the Court hearing. You are welcome to come if you want to. If you come, the Court may hear any comments or concerns you have.

55. When and where is the Court hearing?

The Court hearing is on July 24, 2015 starting at 10:00 a.m. at the Vancouver Courthouse. The Vancouver Courthouse is at 800 Smithe Street. The courtroom number will not be assigned until the morning of July 24.

54. I want to listen to the recorded webcast “town hall” meeting. What do I do?

Unfortunately, only the audio from the webcast recorded – not the video. This means you can listen to the webcast but there is nothing to watch. However, the audio is the important part.

Please contact Jacinta at Victory Square Law Office by email at jwellwood@vslo.bc.ca or by phone at 1-877-684-8421 for instructions on how to listen to the recorded webcast town hall meeting.

53. I am trying to connect to the webcast and it is not working. What do I do?

Troubleshooting information is available at www.vslo.ca/teck-webcast

 

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