Alberta Pre-1986/Post-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement

Welcome to the official website for the Alberta Pre-1986/Post-1990 Hepatitis C class action settlement. The purpose of this website is to provide visitors with information relating to the settlement and the settlement benefit claims process.

The Settlement

The Alberta Pre-1986/Post-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Agreement is for the benefit of people infected with Hepatitis C through the blood system in Alberta prior to January 1, 1986 or between July 2, 1990, and September 28, 1998, and certain members of their families.

Claim Forms / Process

  1. Claim forms are not required.

  2. You only need to apply under the Federal Settlement of this same lawsuit approved by the Court in 2007.

  3. Once you have received compensation from the Administrator of the Federal Settlement, the Administrator of the Alberta Settlement will assess your eligibility. The Alberta Settlement is based on the terms, procedures and assessments established by the Federal Settlement.

  4. The Administrator of the Alberta Settlement will then notify you in writing of your eligibility, by sending you an approval letter and a release.

  5. Approved claimants will receive lump sum compensation based upon their age, current disease level and the probability of disease progression in the future, determined as a percentage of the compensation received by the claimant in the Federal Settlement.

  6. Spouses, children under 21 years of age of infected Class Members, and dependants of infected Class Members whose death was caused by their infection with the Hepatitis C virus may also be eligible for compensation.

  7. Estates are not eligible for compensation under the Alberta Settlement.

Please review the information on this Web site very carefully. This will help you to determine whether you are eligible or not for compensation. Once you have reviewed the information contained in this Web site, you may contact the Administrator if you have any questions or comments.

How to Contact the Administrator

Alberta Pre-1986/Post-1990 Hepatitis C Settlement Administrator
Suite 3 – 505, 133 Weber Street North
Waterloo, ON

N2J 3G9

Telephone: 1-866-334-3361
Fax: 1-888-842-1332