SETTLEMENT APPROVED: Société des Casinos du Québec

SETTLED:

Montreal Casino Alcoholic Beverages Quebec Class Action;

Quebec Superior Court file #

500-06-000805-164;

What this case was about:

The lawsuit claims that la Société des casinos du Québec Inc. violated section 224 c) of the Quebec Consumer Protection Act when it sold certain alcoholic beverages between 12:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m. on nights from Saturday to Sunday during the Class Period. The Société des Casinos du Québec Inc. denies any wrongdoing, and no court has concluded to any wrongdoing by the Société des Casinos du Québec Inc.

Who is included in the Class?

You are a Class Member if you are a consumer, pursuant to the terms of the CPA, who, since June 1st, 2015, purchased a beverage from the Bar Valet de Carreau, Bar Dame de Coeur, Bar Roi de pique and/or the Bar Poker, all situated in the Casino de Montréal, and who would have been charged, between 12:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m., on nights from Saturday to Sunday, a higher price than that advertised on the menu.

Terms of the Proposed Settlement:

The Settlement Agreement provides that la Société des Casinos du Québec Inc., without admission of liability, will offer a compensation by reducing the price of selected item(s) of its menu(s) at the Casino de Montréal. The total amount of the Price reduction will consist of the difference between $102,500 and the amount of fees and disbursements provided for in the Settlement Agreement, subject to Court approval.

A copy of the proposed Settlement Agreement, subject to Court approval, is available on this page.

Status

The Superior Court of Quebec approved the terms of the Settlement Agreement by judgment rendered October 3, 2018.

2018-10-11T00:29:26+00:00