WHAT IS THIS CLASS ACTION ABOUT?
WHO IS A CLASS MEMBER?
Any person or company, resident of Quebec, who:
WHAT PRODUCTS ARE COVERED BY THE PRESENT CLASS ACTION?
All products containing flexible polyurethane foam are covered by the present case, including:
WHAT STAGE HAS THE CLASS ACTION REACHED?
Up to now, the Courts have approved settlement agreements totaling over $38,000,000 collected on behalf of class members. Additional sums may also still be received.
The Claims Administrator expects to begin distributing sums to class members in the summer and fall of 2018.
WHEN MUST MEMBERS SUBMIT THEIR CLAIMS?
The class members had until February 6, 2018 to file their claim.
CAN I EXCLUDE MYSELF FROM THE CLASS ACTION?
No, the deadline to opt-out of the class action has now passed.
HOW CAN I STAY INFORMED REGARDING THE UPCOMING STEPS IN THIS CASE?
For more information, you can consult the website www.foamforcash.com, contact the Claims Administrator, Ricepoint Administration Inc., or contact one of the law firms responsible for this class action:
Ricepoint Administration Inc.
In British Columbia
For all other provinces
Belleau Lapointe s.e.n.c.r.l.
Branch MacMaster LLP
Camp Fiorante Matthews Mogerman LLP
Storsberg Sasso Sutts LLP
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Launch of the "foamforcash.com" campaign. The claims period continues until February 6, 2018
Justice Lalonde approves the Notice to Members and the National Communication Plan
Justice Lalonde approves the Distribution Protocol and the Administration Protocol, and names the Claims Administrator
Justice Lalonde approves the Settlement Agreements with Foamex Innovations Inc., Foamex Innovations Canada Inc., Michael Calderoni, Donald Phillips and Vincenzo Bonaddio
Justice Lalonde approves the Settlement Agreements with with Carpenter, Flexbile Foam, Future Foam, Hickory Springs, Leggett & Platt, Mohawk Industries, Vitafoam, and Woodbridge Foam.
Justice Lalonde grants the Motion for permission to amend, and the Motion for authorization to institute a class action against FXI et al., and grants the Motion for preliminary orders regarding the Settlement Agreements with Carpenter, Flexbile Foam, Future Foam, Hickory Springs, Leggett & Platt, Mohawk Industries, Vitafoam, and Woodbridge Foam
Justice Lalonde approves the Settlement Agreement with Domfoam International, Inc, Valle Foam
Justice Lalonde authorizes the class action against Domfoam International, Inc., Valle Foam Industries (1995) Inc. and A-Z Sponge & Foam Products Ltd for the purpose of implementing a settlement and fixes to October 28, 2013, the hearing for the approval of the Settlement Agreement.
The Motion for Authorization to Institute a Class Action is amended.
Filing of the Motion for Authorization to Institute a Class Action.