Schools for the Deaf Class Action

**CLAIMS DEADLINE EXTENDED TO JANUARY 24, 2019**

To Anyone Who Attended the Ernest C. Drury School for the Deaf, the Sir James Whitney

School for the Deaf, and the Robarts School for the Deaf

 

If you know a former student please share this information with them.

 

The Court has now approved a $15 million settlement on behalf of students of the Ernest C. Drury School for the Deaf (“Drury”), the Sir James Whitney School for the Deaf (“Whitney”), and the Robarts School for the Deaf (“Robarts”) and their predecessors.

 

You are included in this class action if you attended:

  • Drury at any time between September 1, 1963 and August 23, 2016; and/or
  • Whitney between September 1, 1938 and August 23, 2016; and/or
  • Robarts between September 1, 1973 and August 23, 2016.

 

The estates of students, who were alive as of August 10, 2013, and who attended Drury, Whitney or Robarts during these time periods, are also included.

 

You are not included in the class action if you previously and validly opted out of the class action in writing, or if you previously settled a claim against the Defendant (Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Ontario (“HMQO”)) and had executed a release in favour of HMQO in relation to matters that are the subject of this class action.

 

If you are included in this class action, you can now make a claim for compensation if you were hurt at one of the Schools.

 

To make a claim you must complete a Claim Form and submit it by January 24, 2019.  Please click here to obtain a Claim Form.

 

To view a video of the Settlement Approval Notice in American Sign Language (ASL) please click here.

 

 

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