Montreal storm Transport Quebec apologizes; second lawsuit launched

    A week after hundreds of motorists were trapped for most of the night in their vehicles on Highway 13 during a record snowstorm, Transport Quebec has publicly apologized to them and a second law firm has launched a class action suit on their behalf.

    Last Thursday, two law firms — Trudel, Johnston & Lespérance and Deveau Avocats — jointly filed application to launch a class action suit, naming their representative applicant as Alexandre Lepage Forbes. But lawyers for those firms told the Montreal Gazette Monday that Lepage Forbes decided late Thursday he had changed his mind about being the representative applicant “for personal reasons.” The law firms took the weekend to find another representative victim for their class action application.

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