Kugler Kandestin Lawyers Recognized in the Best Lawyers in Canada 2021

We are proud to report the recognition of the following 10 Kugler Kandestin lawyers across 14 areas of practice: Pierre Boivin  – Class Action Litigation Michael Gaon – Equipment Finance Law, Insolvency and Financial Restructuring 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…

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Class action authorized against Les Soeurs de la Charité and the CIUSSS de la Capitale-Nationale

Victims of sexual, physical and psychological abuse suffered at Mont d’Youville Important development We are pleased to announce that, on August 6, 2020, the Honourable Étienne Parent, J.S.C., rendered a Judgment authorizing our application for authorization to institute a class action for the benefit of the following class (hereinafter, “Class”): « All persons or successions of…

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Kugler Kandestin files class action against L’Unique Assurances Générales Inc. for failing to indemnify dental clinics for their business interruption losses due to COVID-19

Kugler Kandestin has filed an Application for Authorization to Institute a Class Action and to Obtain the Status of Representative in the matter of Centre Dentaire Boulevard Galeries d’Anjou Inc. vs. L’Unique Assurances Générales Inc. (“L’Unique”). This Application for Authorization relates to the fact that dental clinics in Quebec have had to close, reduce or interrupt…

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Kugler Kandestin lawyers recognized in the 2020 edition of Benchmark Canada

The firm is extremely proud of the recognition of the following lawyers as “Litigation Stars” in various practice areas in the 2020 edition of Benchmark Canada: The Definitive Guide to Canada’s Leading Litigation Firms & Attorneys, a leading guide to Canada’s top litigation firms and attorneys, and of the recognition of Olivera Pajani as a “Future Star”: Pierre…

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Kugler Kandestin and Siskinds Desmeules file amended application for authorization to institute a class action against Desjardins in connection with massive data breach

Update January 24, 2020: Today, we sent an email to class members who have communicated with us to date in order to advise them of recent developments with respect to the Desjardins data breach class action. In summary, on January 20, 2020, the attorneys for class members (Siskinds and Kugler Kandestin) filed with the Court a joint Application…

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COVID-19

Dear friends, Please be advised that while our office is currently closed in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kugler Kandestin LLP continues to work hard to take care of our clients, our team, and our community. Our entire team of lawyers and support staff are working remotely to ensure that we continue to provide you…

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Court authorizes Class Action Against Federal Express Canada Corporation

By judgment dated December 20, 2018, the Superior Court of Quebec authorized the institution of a class action against Federal Express Canada Corporation (“FedEx”) on behalf of Quebec consumers and legal persons who, from September 21, 2017, until December 20, 2018, were charged and paid customs duties and/or processing fees collected by FedEx in respect of the…

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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…

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The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 Recognizes Kugler Kandestin Lawyers

We are proud to report the recognition of the following 10 Kugler Kandestin lawyers across 13 areas of practice: Pierre Boivin  – Class Action Litigation 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…

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