Thousands of residential school claims in limbo after BC judge boots law firm

In a major development, a B.C. Supreme Court judge ruled this week that the Blott and Company law firm and its associates exploited thousands of vulnerable survivors of residential schools as part of a scheme to maximize their profits.

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In a major development, a B.C. Supreme Court judge ruled this week that the Blott and Company law firm and its associates exploited thousands of vulnerable survivors of residential schools as part of a scheme to maximize their profits.

The IAP, or independent assessment process, compensation for the worst abuses of residential schools became a cash cow for the law firm, according to the judge.

APTN National News reporter Noemi LoPinto has the details from Edmonton.

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1 thought on “Thousands of residential school claims in limbo after BC judge boots law firm

  1. If that is true then why isn’t the Police investigating this firm. Hopefully some charges will follow.  

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