Victims are eligible for amounts between $10,000 to $220,000 for a proven claim. [Huffington Post]

Higgerty LawClass Action Lawsuits, New RCMP Class Action

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VANCOUVER — Three women who shared their stories of sexual harassment as part of a class-action lawsuit against the RCMP have shown great courage so others who may have endured similar experiences can come forward, a lawyer said Monday.

Lawyers for Cheryl Tiller, Mary Ellen Copland and Dayna Roach reached a settlement that opens the door to potential claims from thousands of women who worked in non-policing roles including as volunteers since Sept. 16, 1974, lead counsel Angela Bespflug told a news conference in Vancouver.

Victims are eligible for amounts between $10,000 to $220,000 for a proven claim.

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