VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 29, 2014) - Baja Mining Corp. (the "Company" or "Baja") (TSX VENTURE:BAJ)(OTCQB:BAJFF) provides a further update to its announcement on April 9, 2014 notifying of the hearing that was held on April 8, 2014 in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice in connection with the proposed class action proceeding previously reported on July 27, 2012.
On April 28, 2014 the Ontario Superior Court of Justice certified the action as a class proceeding under the Ontario Class Proceedings Act. The court dismissed all claims against Graham Thody, C. Thomas Ogryzlo, Wolf Seidler, François Marland, Giles Baynham, Gerald Prosalendis and Kendra Low. As against Baja and the remaining individual defendants, the court granted leave to the plaintiff to proceed only with respect to statutory claims under s. 138.3 of the Ontario Securities Act and dismissed all other claims. The plaintiff Joseph Sue-Tang has been replaced by John Matthew Donohue.
The Company intends to continue to vigorously defend the lawsuit. No assurances can be given with respect to the outcome of any proceedings.
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