Class Action against Jehovah's Witnesses

MONTREAL, Sept, 15, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Ms. Lisa Blais, as Petitioner, has filed today an Application to Institute a Class Action (court docket: 500-06-000886-172) against three corporations of the Jehovah's Witnesses: The Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Canada, The Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of Pennsylvania and The Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society of New York, Inc.

She filed these proceedings on behalf of the following classes:

"All persons who are or were a Jehovah's Witness who allege having been sexually abused in Québec by a Jehovah's Witness Elder."

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"All persons who are or were a Jehovah's Witness who allege having been sexually abused as a child in Québec, by a Jehovah's Witness."

The Petitioner Ms. Blais is represented by the law firm Woods LLP in Montreal.

 

SOURCE Action collective Témoins de Jéhovah

For further information: on the potential class action please contact: Mtre. Sarah Woods, Woods LLP, (514) 982-4519, swoods@woods.qc.ca

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