Court rules that the class action can proceed
TORONTO, July 26, 2012 /CNW/ - The action arising out of the explosion
at the Sunrise Propane distribution plant located on Murray Road in
Toronto, Ontario on August 10, 2008 was certified as a class action.
The Court has determined that the matter can proceed through the courts
as a class action which is a critical step in obtaining justice for the
many innocent victims of this tragedy", said Harvin Pitch counsel to
Stevensons LLP. Class Counsel in this matter is Theodore P. Charney, of
Falconer, Charney LLP, Harvey Strosberg and Sharon Strosberg of Sutts,
Strosberg LLP and Mr. Pitch.
"We are determined to obtain justice for those whose lives were altered
by this terrible event," said Theodore P. Charney. "We believe the
ruling brings us closer to resolving this matter."
"In order to ensure that class members are kept up to date on
developments in the class action as well as determining the value of a
class member's claim, it is important to register with Class Counsel at
www.sunrisepropaneclassaction.com" said Richard Bogoroch of Bogoroch and Associates.
The certification order allows the matter to proceed against the
defendants, including Sunrise Propane Energy Group Inc., The Technical
Standards and Safety Authority, and a number of suppliers to Sunrise
The explosion forced the evacuation of approximately 12,500 residents
and caused over $25 million dollars in property damage.
SOURCE: Stevensons LLP
For further information:
Falconer Charney LLP
Sutts, Strosberg LLP