JSS Barristers files Proposed Class Action Against Astoria Hotel Jasper
On December 18, 2015, Jensen Shawa Solomon Duguid Hawkes LLP filed a proposed Class Action against George Andrew & Sons Ltd., carrying on business as Astoria Hotel, George Andrew, Stephania Andrew and Pam Andrew (collectively, "the Defendants"). The Defendants are the owners and operators of the Astoria Hotel.
An Amended Statement of Claim was filed on February 3, 2016. The Amended Statement of Claim alleges that there were infestations of bed bugs at the Astoria Hotel in Jasper, Alberta. The Defendants are the owners and operators of the Astoria Hotel. The Amended Statement of Claim also alleges that the Defendants were negligent and conducted unfair trading practices by accepting reservations and housing guests at the hotel despite knowing that the hotel was infested.
The proposed Class includes all individuals who were guests at the Astoria Hotel between August 30, 2014 and October 27, 2015. ‘Guests' includes all registered guests and any other individual who accompanied registered guests and stayed at the Astoria Hotel during this period.