Roy O’Connor LLP and Wagners LLP, counsel for the representative plaintiff, Erin Dawn Christiansen, announced today that a settlement has been approved by with Mettrum Ltd. (the “Company” or “Mettrum”) in the above-noted class action. The class action related to a recall of medical marijuana products by Mettrum in late 2016 and early 2017.
In reasons for decision released on January 25, 2021 the Ontario Superior Court of Justice approved the settlement as being in the best interests of the class members. The settlement will implemented later this year.
Under the now-approved settlement class members will automatically be eligible to recover a portion of the purchase price paid for the products subject to the action. Under the settlement agreement, a total of $6.95 million is payable by the Company, inclusive of all fees, expenses and taxes. The settlement does not involve any admission or finding of liability or wrongdoing on the part of the Company.
Further details about the settlement are available at www.mettrumclassaction.ca.