2011 MACBOOK PRO LAPTOP (15” OR 17” SCREEN) QUEBEC CLASS ACTION SETTLEMENT

  1. What is this class action about?
  2. How do I know if I am a Class Member?
  3. If I am a member of the Settlement Class, how can I participate in this class action?
  4. How do I make a comment on or an objection to the Settlement Agreement?
  5. Who are the lawyers representing me?
  6. When is the Settlement Approval Hearing?
  1. What is this class action about?

    In December 2014, a class action was commenced in Quebec against Apple Canada Inc. and Apple Inc. (collectively “Defendants” or “Apple”) alleging that the 15’’ and 17’’ 2011 MacBook Pro Laptops manufactured by Apple (the “Device(s)”) suffer from a graphics issue or defect (the “Class Action”).

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  2. How do I know if I am a Class Member?

    The class is defined as follows:

    -          all persons in Quebec, who purchased and/or own a 2011 MacBook Pro Laptop with a 15 inch or 17 inch screen; and

    -          all persons, who purchased in Quebec a 2011 MacBook Pro Laptop with a 15 inch or 17 inch screen;

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  3. If I am a member of the Settlement Class, how can I participate in this class action?

    If the settlement is approved, other notices to Class Members will be sent, which will provide instructions on how to make a claim to receive compensation from the Settlement Agreement (certain class members will receive compensation automatically without the need to make a claim).

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  4. How do I make a comment on or an objection to the Settlement Agreement?

    As a Class Member, you have a right to object to or comment on the Settlement.

    If you wish to comment on, or make objection to, the approval by the Court of the Settlement Agreement, you must provide notice in writing of your intention to do so. Any such notice must be submitted to the Claims Administrator (at the address listed below) no later than April 19, 2021. The Claims Administrator will forward all such submissions to the Court, Class Counsel, and to Counsel for Defendants.

    Claimants may attend at the Settlement Approval Hearing whether or not they deliver an objection. The Microsoft Teams link required in order to access the virtual hearing is not yet established but will be eventually posted here on this Settlement Website before the hearing date.

    An objection must be written and include all of the following information:

    (a)    The objector's name, address, telephone number(s), fax number (where applicable) and email address(es);

     

    (b)    A brief statement outlining the nature of, and reason for, the objection; and

     

    (c)     A statement as to whether the objector intends to appear at the Settlement Approval Hearing in person or by legal counsel and, if by legal counsel, the name, address, telephone number, fax number and email address of such legal counsel.

     

    Laptop Graphics Class Action Administrator 
    c/o RicePoint Administration Inc.
    P.O. Box 4454, Toronto Station A
    25 The Esplanade
    Toronto, ON  M5W 4B1 

    1-866-810-0904


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  5. Who are the lawyers representing me?

    The attorneys representing the Class (“Class Counsel”) are the firm of Lex Group Inc. (c/o Mtre David Assor), which can be contacted at www.lexgroup.ca.   

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  6. When is the Settlement Approval Hearing?

    Class Members may, but are not required to, attend the Settlement Approval Hearing which will be held on April 28, 2021 at 09:30 a.m., at the Montreal courthouse located at 1, Notre-Dame East Street, Montreal, Quebec in room 17.09.

    The Microsoft Teams link required in order to access the virtual hearing is [email protected]; Meeting ID: 1185631255 or (tel) 581.319.2194 or 833.450.1741 (toll free); Meeting ID: 991 211 186#.


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