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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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9. Why did the representative plaintiffs agree to this settlement?

The representative plaintiffs met with Class Counsel to hear why we recommended the settlement. Then they also met with a retired judge, who was completely independent, and discussed the settlement with him without Class Counsel present.

In the end, the representative plaintiffs agreed with Class Counsel that this settlement was a good idea because there were many risks at trial (see FAQs #10-14), and there is a benefit to getting the money sooner(see FAQ#13).

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