April 18, 2013
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.