Join the New RCMP Class Action Settlement

New RCMP Class Action Settlement

A Federal Court class action lawsuit has been certified to settle allegations of gender and sexual orientation-based harassment and discrimination within the RCMP by non- policing female employees, consultants, and volunteers.  The RCMP has agreed to a settlement of this lawsuit. Compensation ranges from $10,000 to $220,000 for approved claims.

We invite women who might qualify for compensation to register for the class. Our compassionate all-female team (which includes counsellors, social workers and nurses) will support and protect you through this confidential process. The settlement prevents retaliation.

Any female, or a person who publicly identifies as a female, who is or has been subjected to gender or sexual-orientation based discrimination and/or harassment by RCMP personnel (including sexual harassment, sexual assault, physical assault, bullying, intimidation and/or abuse) and were supervised or managed by the RCMP or worked in a RCMP-controlled workplace environment (such as an RCMP detachment, office or facility, etc.) as a:

                • Current or former living Municipal Employee,
                • Regional District Employee,
                • Employee of a non-profit organization,
                • Volunteer,
                • Commissionaire,
                • Supernumerary Special Constable,
                • Consultant,
                • Contractor,
                • Public service employee,
                • Student,
                • Member of an integrated policing unit,
                • Persons from outside agencies and police forces,

at any time from September 19, 1974 to July  5, 2019, you may be entitled to substantial compensation, provided you are not in a category of excluded individuals.

To confirm  if you qualify, register with us today and we will contact you.

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RCMP Class Action Settlement Process

As an experienced law firm we know what it takes to maximize your settlement. We will deal with all the paperwork and legal issues.

You will not be charged any fees for engaging us to represent you in this class action. Our law firm will be paid from recovered proceeds if your claim is successful.

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Registration
Review

We will review your registration information to determine if you potentially qualify.
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Contingency
Agreement

If you potentially qualify, we will send you our contingency fee agreement, tailored to your circumstances.

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Confirmation of
Agreement

We will work with you to complete your registration. This can be done in person before a Notary Public in your Province, or by video conference with us.

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Intake, Assessment
and Claim

We will assess the merits of your claim and compensation category. If in our view you appear to qualify, we will work with you to complete your claim application and submit it to the Claims Administrator.

FAQ

How To Claim for the RCMP Class Action Settlement

Claimants are entitled to make claims without a lawyer, but this can be risky, complicated and time consuming without the support of a qualified team to properly manage the process.

The Claims application form is complex and extensive and requires many lengthy narrative answers. The existence or absence of any one factor at any of the six levels of compensation does not dictate the level at which a claim will be decided. This means a careful approach to the answers given is vitally important.

Claimants who qualify above level 2 compensation will undergo an interview with the Court-appointed Assessor without a lawyer present. Proper preparation for this interview will reduce the risk of disqualification and maximize optimum compensation.

 

If you or someone you know qualifies, you (or she) may be eligible for substantial compensation. Register now to find out if you qualify.


Registering is the initial step in the process to determine your status.
Registering does not guarantee you will become a client of Higgerty Law nor does it guarantee your right to compensation. 


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