What stage is the case at and what are the next steps?
The plaintiffs have issued a Notice of Action that provides a summary of the nature of the allegations to be made in this case. A more detailed Statement of Claim will be prepared and served on the defendants in the next few weeks. After the defendants are served, there will be a hearing before the judge assigned to the case to determine the next steps.
The case has not yet been certified as a class action. There will be a hearing, known as a certification hearing, after all of the defendants are served, to determine whether or not the case is suitable to proceed as a class action. Click here for more information about the certification process generally.