MONTRÉAL, March 6, 2019 /CNW Telbec/ - Siskinds, Desmeules, Avocats, s.e.n.c.r.l., announced today that on January 28, 2019, a Settlement agreement reached in a class action against Colacem Canada inc. ("Colacem") alleging inter alia neighborhood disturbances, was approved by the Québec superior Court. Colacem has denied and continues to deny any misconduct or liability of any kind in relation to the exercise of this class action.
The rights of residents and owners or lessees of a piece of land, an immoveable or a business in the municipalities of Grenville-Sur-La-Rouge and Harrington, between June 8, 2008 and January 29, 2015, might be affected.
Under the Court approved Settlement agreement, an amount of $1,3 million will be paid to resolve these claims, as well as an amount of $135 000 to cover the cost of disbursements incurred by Class Counsel in litigating this class action. Colacem has also agreed to pay notice costs and the costs of administering the Settlement agreement. Settlement funds will be paid to Class Members in accordance with the Distribution Protocol that was approved by the Court.
To make a claim, Class Members must complete the Claim Form available on the website below and mail it to the Claims Administrator at the following address by no later than June 9, 2019:
Colacem Canada Inc. Class Action c/o Collectiva Class Action Services Inc.
200-2170 René-Lévesque Boulevard West, Montréal, Québec, H3H 2T8.
The Claim Form and related instructions can be found here: www.colacem-settlement.com
For more information and/or to view copies of the Agreement and Distribution Protocol, please visit www.colacem-settlement.com or contact:
Colacem Class Action Administrator
c/o Collectiva Class Action Services Inc.
2170 René-Lévesque Boulevard West, Suite 200
Montréal, Québec H3H 2T8
Phone number: 514.287.1000
Toll free number: 1.800.287.8587
SOURCE Siskinds Desmeules s.e.n.c.r.l.
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