Kugler Kandestin is thrilled to announce that the Quebec Superior Court has authorized the institution of a class action against the legal entities forming the Brothers of the Sacred-Heart on behalf of all victims throughout Quebec who were sexually abused by a member of the religious order.
Kugler Kandestin and the numerous victims of sexual abuse that have contacted the firm are rejoicing in this decision. The Judgment will allow Kugler Kandestin to proceed with a class action lawsuit claiming significant compensatory damages for each victim, as well as punitive damages in the amount of $15 million.
Many victims have communicated with Kugler Kandestin on a confidential basis. All victims are encouraged to continue to contact Kugler Kandestin in order to learn about the case and of their rights. All communications will be kept strictly confidential and will be free.