Kaba Ilco Quebec Settlement

If you own or use a Simplex® or UnicanTM mechanical pushbutton lock in Quebec, you may have a claim in a proposed class action settlement.

A settlement has been approved by judgment of the Superior Court of Quebec (“Final Judgment”) in a class action lawsuit about Simplex® or Unican™ mechanical pushbutton locks (“Settlement”). The Plaintiff asserted in a class action lawsuit that Simplex® or Unican™ locks were improperly designed and marketed. The Defendants have denied all claims and continue to deny Plaintiff’s allegations and maintain that Defendants have not engaged in any wrongful acts. This Settlement is not an admission of wrongdoing or an indication that any law was violated. Defendants have nevertheless concluded that it is in their best interests that this lawsuit be resolved subject to and on the terms and conditions set forth herein.

The Class Members:

All residents in Quebec who use or own a Simplex® or Unican™ Model/Series 1000, L1000, 2000, 3000, 6200, 7000, 7100, 8000 or File Guard mechanical pushbutton lock manufactured before January 1, 2011 (“End-Users”) or who purchased such a lock for re-sale (“Locksmiths”).

Your Options:

If you are a Class Member, you may 

  1. send in a Claim Form; or
  2. do nothing. 

Important Dates

Claims Filing Deadline:  April 21, 2017
Opt-Out Deadline: Passed
Objection Deadline: Passed
Final Judgment approving the Settlement: November 22, 2016