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Lexpert and Benchmark Litigation Recognize Kugler Kandestin Lawyers

Kugler Kandestin is proud to announce the following recognition of its lawyers. The 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, a pre-eminent directory of legal practitioners in Canada, recognized the following Kugler Kandestin lawyers as leaders in their respective fields: Gordon Kugler (Product Liability and Litigation-Commercial Insurance Litigation), Gerald F. Kandestin (Insolvency & Financial Restructuring), Stuart Kugler (Medical Negligence), and Robert Kugler (Class Actions and Corporate Commercial Litigation)….

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Kugler Kandestin represents senior secured and DIP lender in successful restructuring under the CCAA and CBCA

AZZIMOV INC. is an innovative creator of marketplace and merchandising software focused on leveraging artificial intelligence through machine learning for application for e-commerce sites and e-marketplaces. It recently completed a successful debt and equity restructuring under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and the Canada Business Corporations Act. Kugler Kandestin represented Azzimov’s senior security and DIP…

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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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Kugler Kandestin files class action for defective Norton products

On December 1, 2017, Kugler Kandestin filed an application for authorization to institute a class action on behalf of Québec consumers who 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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New sexual abuse Class Action launched against the “Servites de Marie” Religious Order and Collège Notre-Dame des Servites in Ayer’s Cliff

On December 8, 2017, Kugler Kandestin notified a Modified 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, including Father Jacques Desgrandchamps, Father Robert Desloges, Father André Cotton, Father Yvon Chalifoux, Father Bernard Lajeunesse, Brother Michel Lussier, Brother Gilles Poirier, Brother André-Marie Syrard, and Father Raymond Délisle.

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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. For more information, please click here. SummaryArticle NameClass Action against Gilbert Rozon | Class Action Case | Kugler KandestinDescriptionThe non-profit association, Les Courageuses, filed an application for authorization to bring a class…

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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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Kugler Kandestin Recognized in the Best Lawyers in Canada 2018

Kugler Kandestin is proud  to announce that 8 of its lawyers have been included in the 2018 edition of the Best Lawyers in Canada across 13 areas of specialization. Michael Gaon – Equipment Finance Law Gerald F. Kandestin – Asset-Based Lending Practice, Banking and Finance Law, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law Gordon Kugler – Bet-the-Company Litigation, Class Action Litigation, Corporate…

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Appeals dismissed in important $8 million hockey injury judgment

On February 1, 2016, Kugler Kandestin obtained an $8 million judgment in favour of Andrew Zaccardo and his family. Andrew was rendered a tetraplegic as a result of being checked into the boards from behind, head-first, during a Midget AA hockey game when he was 16 years old. Québec Superior Court Justice Daniel Payette ruled…

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Important $8 million hockey injury judgment

Kugler Kandestin has obtained an $8 million judgment in favour of Andrew Zaccardo and his family. Andrew was rendered a tetraplegic as a result of being checked from behind into the boards during a Midget AA hockey game, when he was 16 years old. By judgment dated February 1, 2016, Quebec Superior Court Justice Daniel…

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Kugler Kandestin represents Laura’s Shoppe (P.V.) Inc. in its successful restructuring

Four months after filing for protection pursuant to the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act, Canadian retailer, Laura’s Shoppe (P.V.) Inc. has successfully completed its restructuring. By judgment of November 27, 2015, the Québec Superior Court sanctioned and approved Laura’s plan of compromise and arrangement that was overwhelmingly approved by Laura’s creditors. Kugler Kandestin represented Laura throughout…

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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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Best Lawyers in Canada® recognizes Kugler Kandestin lawyers

  Michael Gaon - Equipment Finance Law Gerald F. Kandestin - Asset-Based Lending Practice, Banking and Finance Law, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring Law Gordon Kugler - Bet-the Company Litigation, Class Action Litigation, Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Insurance Law, Legal Malpractice Law, Personal Injury Litigation, Product Liability Law Sandra Mastrogiuseppe - Alternative Dispute Resolution, Corporate and Commercial Litigation David Stolow -…

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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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