Additional Information

Who is included under the class action?

The Class is defined as:

“Any person in Canada, born with cardiovascular defects, to women who ingested Paxil while pregnant, and the mothers of those persons.”

The Class period is 1993 to December 3, 2012.

What do I have to do now?

Depending upon where you reside in Canada you may need to take action to participate in or remove yourself from this lawsuit.  Your legal rights may be affected.  Please be sure to read the complete Notice.

All residents of British Columbia who fit the description above are automatically Class Members.  Persons living elsewhere in Canada can become Class Members by opting-in to join the settlement.

Class members have until September 26, 2016 to decide whether they want to be included in the class action (opt-in) or if they want to be removed from it (opt-out).

How do I OPT-IN?  I want to participate and be included.

Residents of British Columbia – If you reside in British Columbia and want to participate in the class action you do not need to do anything.  You are automatically included in the class action.

Persons Living Outside British Columbia – If you are not a resident of British Columbia but reside elsewhere in Canada and you want to be part of this class action you must notify Class Counsel, at the address below, in writing, received or postmarked no later than September 26, 2016 providing your name and address and indicating that you want to be part of this lawsuit:

RK Litigation
671D Market Hill
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 4B5
Fax: 604-879-4934

How do I OPT-OUT?  I do not want to participate and want to remove myself.

Residents of British Columbia – If you reside in British Columbia and you do not want to be a part of this lawsuit you must notify Class Counsel, at the address below, in writing, received or postmarked no later than April 4, 2016 providing your name and address and indicating that you do not want to be part of this lawsuit:

RK Litigation
671D Market Hill
Vancouver, BC
V5Z 4B5
Fax: 604-879-4934

If you do not exclude (remove) yourself by that date you will be included in this lawsuit and you will be bound by the court’s judgment on the common issues, whether favourable or not.

Persons Living Outside British Columbia – If you are not a resident of British Columbia but reside elsewhere in Canada you do not need to do anything.  You will only be included as part of this lawsuit if you opt-in to the lawsuit.

More Questions?

Contact us (604)879-4505 or email [email protected].

Rosenberg Kosakoski LLP
671D Market Hill
Vancouver, British Columbia
V5Z 4B5

[email protected]
Tel: 604-879-4505
Fax: 604-879-4934

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