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Kaba Ilco Locks National Class Action

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**SETTLEMENT ALERT: KABA ILCO UNICAN & SIMPLEX MECHANICAL PUSHBUTTON LOCK**

To file a Claim for Compensation or for more information, please contact the Claims Administrator by phone at 1-877-596-5269, by email at info@simplexlockcase.ca, or by visiting the settlement website at www.simplexlockcase.ca

On March 28, 2011, Consumer Law Group commenced a class action against Kaba Ilco relating to allegations that its Simplex and Unican mechanical pushbutton locks were improperly designed and marketed, making them capable of being opened with a magnet.

On July 7, 2016, 2016, the parties reached a proposed Quebec settlement. A copy of the Quebec Settlement Agreement is available here:

Settlement Agreement (English)
Convention de règlement (Français)

On August 25, 2016, the Superior Court of Quebec scheduled a Motion for the Approval of the Quebec Settlement Agreement for November 22, 2016 at 12:00 P.M. at the Montreal Court House located at 1, Notre-Dame St. East, Montreal, Quebec in room 2.08.

Judgment for Approval of the Settlement Hearing Notice

The Court has ordered publication of the following notice regarding this hearing:

Pre-Approval Notice (English)
Avis d’approbation préalable (Français)

To fill out an online claim form, please go to https://gilardigateway.com/simplexlockcaseENG/Claimant/UnKnownClaimForm

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CONSUMER LAW GROUP has launched a Canada-wide class action lawsuit against Kaba Ilco on behalf of individuals who have purchased a mechanical pushbutton lock sold under the brand names Unican and Simplex.

The class action involves the sale of push button door locks which contain a defect in design that makes them susceptible to being opened by the use of a magnet that can be purchased at any hardware store and which is small enough to fit in the palm of one’s hand, thereby rendering the Locks ineffective and unfit to perform the safety function for which they were intended.

There affected locks are sold under the brand names Unican and Simplex and include the following lines of pushbutton locks:

• 1000 Series
• 3000 series
• 5000 Series
• 6200 Series
• 7000 Series
• 7100 Series

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The class action lawsuit identifies the group of affected persons as:

All residents in Canada who have purchased and/or own a pushbutton lock sold under the brand names Unican and Simplex with regard to their 1000 Series, 3000 Series, 5000 Series, 6200 Series, 7000 Series, 7100 Series, and any such other locks manufactured by the Respondents that are capable of being opened with a magnet (the “Locks”), or any other group to be determined by the Court;

If you or someone you know has bought a pushbutton Unican and Simplex Lock and you wish more information on potential compensation or to be kept advised of the status of the Kaba Ilco Locks Class Action litigation or any resulting compensation resulting from the Kaba Ilco Locks Class Action Lawsuit in Canada, Quebec or Ontario, please provide your contact information to our law firm using the below form.

IF YOU WISH TO JOIN THE CLASS ACTION OR TO SIMPLY GET MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE COMPLETE THE FORM BELOW. Please note that providing your information creates no financial obligation for you. You are not charged any fee or cost for joining this class action. Our law firm is paid a contingency fee from the compensation recovered, only if the class action is successful. All information contained in this transmission is confidential and Consumer Law Group agrees to protect this information against unauthorized use, publication or disclosure.

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