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Ongoing Cases

Below is a list of our active class action cases.

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. Application for Authorization to Institute a Class Action. If…

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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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Settlement Agreement reached in the class action concerning the bridge serving the A-25 highway: Union des consommateurs v. Concession A25, s.e.c. and the Attorney General of Québec.

On May 20, 2016, the Court rendered a Judgment approving the Out of Court Settlement Agreement reached between the parties. Members who must complete a Claims Form pursuant to this Settlement, have until August 28, 2016 to complete said form and return it online. The Claims Form which must be completed and returned online is…

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Class Action – Sexual abuse: Centre de la Communauté Sourde du Montréal Métropolitain v. the Clerics of Saint-Viator of Canada and l’Institut Raymond Dewar

February 16, 2016 The Superior Court of Quebec rendered a Judgment approving a $30 million settlement for victims of sexual abuse at the former Montreal Institute for the Deaf. In order to submit a claim and receive compensation pursuant to the settlement, you must follow these instructions: Complete and send a claim form entitled «…

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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

Robert Kugler and Olivera Pajani are handling a class action on behalf of numerous Quebecers who received a Depuy ASR hip implant system, which was recalled by Depuy on August 24, 2010. The lawsuit instituted alleges that the Depuy hip implant system is defective, causes serious injuries to patients, and seeks to recover significant monetary…

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Volkswagen – Anti-pollution system

Update The Superior Court has decided that a class action instituted by François Grondin and Option Consommateurs will proceed first. The petitioners in that case are represented by Maxime Nasr and Daniel Belleau, of Belleau Lapointe. Pierre Boivin and Robert Kugler are acting on behalf of the Petitioner with respect to a Class Action filed…

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