Indian Hospitals Class Action
Koskie Minsky LLP along with Cooper Regel (a member of Masuch Albert LLP), commenced a class action on January 25, 2018 against the Attorney General of Canada alleging that its operation of “Indian Hospitals” was negligent and breached fiduciary duties owed to Indigenous People.
This class action was certified on January 22, 2020.
The classes are defined as follows:
Primary Class means all persons who were admitted to an Indian Hospital during the Class Period; and
Family Class means all persons who are a spouse or former spouse, child, grandchild or sibling of a member of the Primary Class and the spouse of a child, grandchild or sibling of a member of the Primary Class.
The Class Period means the period from and including the date on which Canada assumed management and control of any particular Indian Hospital, which shall be no earlier than January 1, 1936 and ending on the earlier of the following dates:
a) The date of closure of any particular Indian Hospital; or
b) The date on which management and control of any particular Indian Hospital was effectively transferred from Canada; or
c) December 31, 1981.
If you believe you may be a class member, please contact us at 1-866-777-6308 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.