Pub Bans and Sealing Orders

Plimmer v. Google Inc. 2013 BCSC 681

In this proposed class action proceeding, the plaintiff applied, on an ex parte basis, to have their application for preliminary court approval of the plaintiff’s retainer agreement heard and for a temporary sealing order and publication ban on the application. An interim sealing order and publication ban were imposed pending the outcome of the hearing. Griffith J. concluded there should be no sealing order or publication ban in respect of the application and judgment.