The Week in Review: Jan 6, 2017 – Jan 13, 2017

Friday, January 13, 2017 News Recap Close to Home This last week has seen some pretty sad news for Canadians with Hep C.  As you know, the Past Economic Loss and Dependents (PELD) Fund of the Pre-1986/Post-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement has a shortfall – with more than $65 million in unpaid claims. On December 15, 2016, a joint hearing was held in Toronto before the judges of Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec to discuss the status of the...

January 2017 Hepatitis C Update: Past Economic Loss/Dependent (PELD) Fund

Important message from Klein Lawyers January 11, 2017 – As you know, the Past Economic Loss and Dependents (PELD) Fund of the Pre-1986/Post-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement has a shortfall - with more than $65 million in unpaid claims. On December 15, 2016, a joint hearing was held in Toronto before the judges of Alberta, British Columbia, Ontario and Quebec to discuss the status of the Compensation Fund, now that the final deadline to submit claims has pas