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Desjardins Assurance-prêt étudiant

On August 2nd 2017, a Motion for Authorization to Institute a Class Action was filed with the Superior Court of Quebec in the present case. The plaintiff alleges notably that for more than a decade, Desjardins imposed a loan insurance to proposed class members. This loan insurance was automatically added to the terms of reimbursement of student loans of students who had not entered into an agreement with Desjardins within a period of six months following the end of their studies.

This class action is led by Belleau Lapointe, LLP.

ARE YOU PART OF THE CLASS?

You are part of the proposed class in the context of the present case if you correspond to the following:

« Any person who has subscribed with a Caisse Desjardins a student loan guaranteed by the Government of Quebec, who has not communicated with the Quebec Desjardins Group Student Advisory Centre to establish reimbursement terms and whose reimbursement terms include the payment of a health and disability insurance premium (The product is also refered to “Assurance collective sur la vie, santé et perte d'emploi associée à un prêt”) issued by Desjardins Financial Security as the insurer and distributed by the Fédération des Caisses Desjardins du Québec. »

If you are part of this class, we invite you to register as one of its members. This way, we will communicate with you whenever there are important developments in this file.

 

 

Chronology

August 2017

Filing of the Motion for Authorization to Institute a Class Action.