We are pleased to advise that the Government of Ontario has agreed to a proposed settlement of this class action. A copy of the proposed Settlement Agreement can be viewed here.
Because of the proposed settlement, the class action trial that was previously scheduled to begin on March 8, 2021 has been suspended.
The Class covered by this proposed Settlement Agreement includes all persons, who were alive as of February 22, 2014, who were inpatients of and resided at CPRI during the time period from September 1, 1963 to July 1, 2011, exclusive of any time for which an individual was an inpatient and resided in the Glenhurst or Pratten 1 units). The Class excludes any person who validly opted out.
Please note that this settlement is conditional on the approval of the Court. In the coming months, there will be a court hearing to determine if the proposed settlement is fair, reasonable, and in the best interests of the class members. A notice containing information about the settlement approval hearing will be provided after the Court approves this initial notice.
If the proposed Settlement Agreement is approved by the Court, a notice will be provided to class members and a claims process through which eligible class members may make a claim for compensation will be provided.
Should you have any questions about the proposed settlement, please do not hesitate to contact us: