The protocol for publication, claims and distribution is ongoing for the members of Group 1.
“ALL PHYSICAL PERSONS DOMICILED OR RESIDING IN QUEBEC, BEING OR HAVING BEEN LESSEES, FINANCE LESSEES OR OWNERS OF A MAKE AND MODEL MAZDA 3 VEHICLE, YEARS 2004, 2005, 2006 AND 2007 WHO WERE VICTIMS OF A THEFT OR AN ATTACK WHICH LEFT ONE OR MORE DENTS AROUND THE DRIVER’S SIDE DOOR HANDLE.”
If you believe that you fall within the definition of the Group 1, we invite you to fill our Claim Request Form. We will process your request after determining your status as a member, as the case may be.
If you wish to consult the Notice to Members following the authorization to proceed with the protocol for publication, claims and distribution, please click here for the detailed version, and here for the abridged version.
If you wish to consult the Judgment authorizing the protocol for publication, claims and distribution for the members of the Group 1, please click here.
Historic of the proceedings
On January 15 and 26, 2016, the Court of Appeal granted in part the class action and recognized the fault committed by the defendant, Mazda Canada Inc.
The Court ordered compensation for the members of Group 1 in the form of the reimbursement of the cost of repairing the damage to the driver’s side door during an attempted or successful malicious intrusion, the reimbursement of the cost of the insurance deductible related to this repair, if applicable, the reimbursement of the value of the stolen items during the malicious intrusions and the reimbursement of the cost of the insurance deductible related to the these items, if applicable.
Regarding the members of Group 2, the Court sent the file back in the Superior Court for a hearing on the amount of damage corresponding to the reduction of their obligation.
If you wish to consult the Judgment of the Court of Appeal of Quebec, please click here.
If you wish to consult the Judgment authorizing the class action rendered on June 3rd, 2010, please click here.
On December 9, 2020, the Superior Court of Quebec rejected the claim for the reduction of the price and declared that the members of Group 2 could not be compensated for their damage.
On May 6, 2022, the Court of Appeal of Quebec rejected the appeal and confirm the judgment of the first instance regarding the members of the Group 2. As of the date of publication of this page, the time limit o request leave to appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada had not expired.
If you believe that you are a member based on the description above, we would be pleased to discuss with you, on a confidential basis and free of charge, in order to inform you of the rights of consumers in the context of this file. You may reach a member of our team by calling at 514-982-4545, or by sending an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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The website will be updated as the file evolves.