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January 4, 2017

Court certifies VLT Class Action

St. John’s, NL (January 4, 2017) – The Supreme Court, Trial Division handed down a decision on Friday certifying a class action against Atlantic Lotto Corporation (ALC). The class action involves an estimated 30,000 players of line games on video lottery terminals (VLTs) in Newfoundland and Labrador. The suit alleges […]
July 16, 2016

Class members in Labrador residential school actions discuss $50 million settlement

St. John’s, NL (July 16, 2016) – Members of the Labrador residential school class actions are meeting with their lawyers this morning to discuss the proposed $50 million federal government settlement. Lawyers are answering questions about legal fees, class members’ right to object, and individual compensation payments. The Government of […]
July 14, 2016

Class members invited to residential schools settlement meeting

Media Contacts: Ches Crosbie QC Office (709) 700-0338 Toll Free 1-888-933-2437 Email ches@patientinjurylaw.ca Steven Cooper Office (780) 464-7477 Toll Free 1-800-994-7477 Email s.cooper@awoc.ca What: A meeting for residential school class members to discuss settlement, legal fees, and the right to object. Discussion will be followed by a question and answer period. When: […]
May 10, 2016

Labrador residential school class actions settle for $50 million

St. John’s, NL (May 10, 2016) – The Government of Canada and survivors of Newfoundland and Labrador residential schools have reached a class action settlement worth over $50 million, subject to court approval. The federal government will pay $50 million into a compensation fund and has agreed to pay an […]