You May Be Eligible For Cash Settlement In LifeLabs Class-Action

If you were a LifeLabs customer on or before December 17, 2019 you could be eligible for part of the settlement in a class-action lawsuit stemming from a cyberattack almost four years ago.

LifeLabs announced further details on Thursday about the settlement that will cost LifeLabs at least $4.9 million.

LifeLabs announced it was a target of a cyber attack in October 2019 and that millions of LifeLab customers may have had personal information , including lab results accessed.

The Ontario Supreme Court of Justice will hold a hearing on October 25 to potentially approve the settlement.

As part of the proposed settlement, LifeLabs would “not admit … any allegation of unlawful conduct” or liability.

As many as 85,000 Ontario customers including thousands in Sault Ste. Marie alone could be part of the class-action according to KPMG.

To read the proposed settlement online GO HERE

If the settlement is approved, those who are eligible could get anywhere from $50 to $150 depending on the number of valid claims.

Those who do not agree with the proposal, can launch their own lawsuit.

For more information on the class-action and how to get involved GO HERE


  • Craig Huckerby

    Craig Huckerby is a seasoned broadcast and media professional with over 43 years in local media. Starting in television, Craig became known as "the weather guy" on local television before pioneering internet media in the Sault. Craig is credited for bringing local television back to the Sault via the internet in 2003 with LTVNEWS.COM and was instrumental in launching and Craig has also won numerous International Film awards for director of the documentary, "Was I Next?, The Sean Cribbin Story"

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