Class actions: What you need to know about recovering damages

David Stolow and Robert Kugler’s article about the critical stage of recovery in Quebec class actions (“L’étape du recouvrement en matière de recours collectif: les enjeux et les objectifs sociaux”) has been published in the October 2015 edition (Vol. 11, No. 1) of the Canadian Class Action Review, a leading Canadian class action journal. To…

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A Historic Win

Kugler Kandestin, in conjunction with three other firms, obtained a landmark decision ordering the three biggest tobacco companies in Canada to pay in excess of $15 billion in moral and punitive damages in two class actions. Click here for a copy of the judgment.

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A Positive Step Forward for Victims and Families affected by the Lac-Mégantic disaster

Montreal, Maine & Atlantic Canada Co.’s (“MMAC”) Plan of Arrangement, providing for an indemnity fund in excess of $430 million to be distributed amongst the victims and families affected by the Lac-Mégantic tragedy, was unanimously approved by its creditors and currently awaits Court approval. Kugler Kandestin represents the U.S. Chapter 11 trustee of MMAC’s parent…

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