Restigouche Hospital Centre Class Action

Welcome to the Restigouche Hospital Centre Class Action Website

To all persons who were admitted or resided at the Restigouche Hospital Centre ("RHC") in Campbellton, New Brunswick, at any time Between May 24, 2004 and October 1, 2021, and all persons who resided at the RHC at any time between January 1, 1954 and October 1, 2021 and claim they were sexually assaulted, please read the Notice carefully.

Summary of class actions

There was a class action lawsuit regarding the Restigouche Hospital Centre ("RHC") located in Campbellton, New Brunswick. A Settlement in that lawsuit has been approved by the Court. Therefore, the lawsuit is now over and there is money available for Class Members who file a claim and meet the requirements set out in the Settlement.

The Settlement provides a fund of $17 million for compensating Class Members. This notice explains how to make a claim for compensation from the Settlement if you were harmed. If you do not make a claim by the deadline, you will not get any money.

Please read the Notice carefully or ask for help from someone you trust.

Do you know someone who lived at RHC? Please share this information with them or their support person.

To learn more about this settlement, please review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) tab or read the Long Form Notice under the Documents tab.  

To claim compensation under the settlement, you must submit a Claim Form before October 26, 2024.

Important Dates & Deadlines:

Claims Deadline - October 26, 2024
RHC File Request Form - January 26, 2024