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Ongoing Cases

Below is a list of our active class action cases.

Kugler Kandestin files a class action on behalf of Quebec consumers against Expedia, Inc. and other affiliated entities

Kugler Kandestin files a class action against Expedia, Inc., Corporation Expedia Canada, Hotels.com LP, Travelscape LLC and Tour East Holidays (Canada) Inc. On January 10, 2018, Kugler Kandestin filed an Application for authorization to institute a class action on behalf of Quebec consumers who reserved a hotel room via Expedia.ca, Hotels.com or Travelocity.ca, and who…

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Class Action for defective Norton Products

On December 1st, 2017, Kugler Kandestin filed an application for authorization to institute a class action on behalf of Québec consumers that purchased and used under license from Symantec, between July 24, 2010 and June 27, 2016, the following products: Norton™AntiVirus, Norton™Internet Security, Norton™Security, Norton™Security with Backup, Norton 360™ or Norton™One (the « Norton Products »).

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Class action against Expedia, Inc., Corporation Expedia Canada, Hotels.com LP, Travelscape LLC and Tour East Holidays (Canada) Inc.

On January 10, 2018, Kugler Kandestin filed an Application for authorization to institute a class action against Expedia, Inc. and other affiliated entities on behalf of Quebec consumers who reserved a hotel room via Expedia.ca, Hotels.com or Travelocity.ca and who were required to pay, in order to secure their reservation, an additional amount above the total price displayed at the time of the reservation (notably for fees commonly referred to as “hotel fees”, “establishment fees” or “resort fees”), since January 10, 2015.

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New sexual abuse Class Action launched against the “Servites de Marie” Religious Order and Collège Notre-Dame des Servites in Ayer’s Cliff

On November 17, 2017, Kugler Kandestin filed an Application for Authorization to Institute a Class Action on behalf of victims of sexual abuse perpetrated by religious members of the “Servites de Marie” Congregation, at the time that they administered Collège Notre-Dame des Servites in Ayer’s Cliff. On December 8, 2017, Kugler Kandestin notified a Modified…

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Filing of Class Action against Gilbert Rozon

The non-profit association, Les Courageuses, filed an application for authorization to bring a class action on behalf of the victims of Gilbert Rozon. The action seeks just compensation for the victims, as well as an award of truly punitive damages in order to not only punish the perpetrator and deter similar behavior, but to stress…

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Class action against Netflix, inc. and Netflix B.V.

On August 11, 2017, Kugler Kandestin filed a Motion for authorization to institute a class action on behalf of Netflix users who were unilaterally charged higher fees. The Motion alleges that the notice sent by Netflix to inform its users of the increase did not comply with the public order provisions of the Consumer Protection…

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Class Action against Sirius XM Canada Inc. and Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc.

Kugler Kandestin is pleased to announce that it has filed an Application for Authorization to Institute a Class Action against Sirius XM Canada Inc. and Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc., on behalf of all Quebec consumers of the satellite radio provider. The Application alleges that Sirius XM unlawfully increased customers’ subscription fees without providing proper…

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Tobacco Class Actions: Létourneau and CQTS v. Impérial Tobacco Canada Ltd et al

Kugler Kandestin, in collaboration with three other law firms, is actively involved in two class actions which were instituted in 1998 against the three largest Canadian tobacco manufacturers, Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd., Rothmans Benson & Hedges Inc. and JTI-McDonald Corp. Following a trial which lasted more than two and a half years, the Honourable Mr….

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Baggage handlers’ illegal airport strike: Lory-Ann Trépanier Bouchard v. l’Association internationale des machinistes et des travailleurs et travailleuses de l’aérospatiale (AIMTA) et la Section locale 2323 de l’AIMTA.

Jean-François Carpentier is representing Lory-Ann Trépanier Bouchard, who filed, before the Québec Superior Court, a Motion for Authorization to Institute a Class Action against l’Association internationale des machinistes et des travailleurs et travailleuses de l’aérospatiale (AIMTA) et la Section locale 2323 de l’AIMTA. By Judgment of July 5, 2013, the Québec Superior Court granted the…

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Recipients of hip implants manufactured by Depuy Orthopaedics

Update: $20 million settlement Right before the commencement of the trial on the merits, the parties agreed to resolve the class action by the Defendants paying $20 million. It will be up to Class Counsel to determine the claims procedure, subject to approval of the Quebec Superior Court. The Court will be asked to approve…

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