Kugler Kandestin files class action claiming millions of dollars for victims of sexual abuse committed by Brothers of Sacred Heart at Collège Mont Sacré-Coeur in Granby

The class action seeks to enable access to justice to numerous people who were victims of sexual abuse during their childhood, by religious members of the Brothers of Sacred Heart associated with Collège Mont-Sacré-Coeur in Granby. The class action alleges that the reprehensible and unacceptable sexual abuse was perpetrated systematically for several decades by at…

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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 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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