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 Propane.
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