IKEA Settlement

Abicidan v. IKEA canada limited partnership, 1137446 ontario inc., IKEA limited, IKEA properties limited and inter IKEA systems b.v. (S.C.M. file no. 500-06-000797-163)

If, between January 1, 2002 and June 28, 2016, you purchased certain models of IKEA's children Chests of Drawers taller than 60 cm (23½ inches), or adult Chests of Drawers taller than 75 cm (29½ inches), recalled by IKEA Canada, you may be eligible for benefits from this class action settlement.

What is this Class Action about?

This class action is about a recall that was announced by IKEA on June 28, 2016 regarding Chests of Drawers that did not meet the North American ASTM standard requirements on free-standing stability (as per the online recall at: http://www.IKEA.ca/saferhomestogether).

The Defendants deny any wrongdoing or liability. Nonetheless, a Settlement Agreement has been reached whereby all claims by those who purchased the recalled chests of drawers will be settled (the "Settlement Agreement")

A virtual Court hearing to approve the Settlement Agreement has been scheduled for June 30, 2021 at 9:30am EST at the Montreal Courthouse at 1 Notre-Dame Street East, Montreal, Quebec, H2Y 1B6 (room 17.09) or virtually.

Who can receive benefits under this Class Action?

Class Members eligible for a Settlement Benefits are all persons who, between January 1, 2002 and June 28, 2016, purchased the following models of IKEA's children Chests of Drawers taller than 60 cm (23½ inches), or adult Chests of Drawers taller than 75 cm (29½ inches), recalled by IKEA Canada, and who did not validly opt out of the Settlement Agreement.

Askvoll, Brimnes, Brusali, Busunge, Hemnes, Hurdal, IKEA Ps 2012, Koppang, Kullen, Malm, Nornas, Stockholm, Stuva, Sundvik, Tarva, Trogen, Trysil, Tyssedal, Undredal, Alesund, Alleby, Alvesta, Aneboda, Angus, Ânes, Arup, Askedal, Aspelund, Balstar, Bankeryd, Bergsmo, Bialitt, Birkeland, Blimp, Boj, Brett, Boksta, Bjorn, Borkvalla, Diktad, Edland, Elis, Engan, Eksil, Fjell, Fjord, Flaten, Fridolin, Granâs, Gute, Haddal, Hajdeby, Hensvik, Herrestad, Holleby, Hovdal, Hopen, Hosteland, Kabin, Kirkenes, Knot, Kusk, Kurs, Kviby, Leksvik, Lo, Lomen, Mac, Mast, Mammut, Mandal, Merâker, Midsund, Natura, Narvik, Nordli, Nordnes, Nyvoll, Ottenby, Rakke, Ramberg, Ranvik, Rodd, Robin, Rustik, Sala, Skarnes, Sandefjord, Stranda, Sveio, Stavanger, Tassa, Tovik, Trandum, Trondheim, Varde, Vajer, Vallvik, Vestby, Vinstra, Visdalen, Vollen (hereinafter the "Chests of Drawers").

Summary of your Legal Rights and Options Deadline

Exclude Yourself (opt-out)

Get no payment and no Compensation offered. You keep your right to bring any other lawsuit against IKEA for claims related to this case.

June 28, 2021 at 23h59

Comment on or Object to the Settlement and/or Attend a Hearing

The written objection must be sent to the Class Counsel, Mtre Joey Zukran, LPC Avocats Inc., by email to the address mentioned herein below by no later than the Objection Deadline. The written objection or comment must include all the elements described in the Settlement Agreement, available at www.lpclex.com/ikea.

You can also ask to speak to the Court at the settlement approval hearing on June 30, 2021 at 9:30 AM, at the Montreal Courthouse (room 17.09) in person or virtually, which TEAMS link will be posted on WWW.LPCLEX.COM/IKEA and chestofdrawerssettlement.com

June 28, 2021

Actions to take and Compensations Offered

  • Visit an IKEA Canada retail location for a free wall anchoring kit
  • Contact IKEA Customer Support Centre at 1-800-661-9807 to receive a free wall anchoring kit by mail
  • Install the kit or contact IKEA Customer Support Centre at 1-800-661-9807 for a one-time free in-home anchoring kit installation service
  • Class Members who do not wish to secure the IKEA Chests of Drawers to the wall may return them to any IKEA location for a refund under the Recall Benefits already available as per the recall dated June 26, 2016.
  • Class Members who are not able to return their Chests of Drawers to an IKEA Store, for any reason, can contact IKEA Customer Support Centre at 1-888-444-5596 for a free Pickup Service in the province of Quebec, under. the conditions in the Settlement Agreement. To benefit from the Pickup Service you must submit a Claim Form and return the duly completed Claim Form to the Claims Administrator by email, fax, or online. If the Claim for the Pickup is valid, the Pickup will be scheduled if and after the Settlement is approved by the Court.

July 28, 2021

Do Nothing

Get no Compensation. Give up rights.

We recommend you take a few minutes to review the FAQ section for further details about this Class Action and the Settlement Benefits.