Below is a list of our active class action cases.
Kugler Kandestin files class action on behalf of victims of sexual abuse perpetrated by former hockey coach François Lamarre
September 1, 2020 Kugler Kandestin has filed an Application for Authorization to Institute a Class Action on behalf of individuals who were sexually abused by the late François Lamarre while he was a hockey coach in and for the City of Greenfield Park (Longueuil). The Application for Authorization alleges that François Lamarre engaged in reprehensible…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
Kugler Kandestin files class action to seek compensation for the residents, and their family members, of CHSLD Herron
April 17, 2020 Kugler Kandestin has filed an Application for Authorization to Institute a Class Action and Obtain the Status of Representative concerning the maltreatment of residents of the CHSLD Herron. The Application alleges that the CHSLD Herron acted recklessly and showed a wanton disregard for the life, safety and dignity of its residents. On…Read More
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…Read More
Authorization of class action against the Attorney General of Quebec for violations of detainees’ Charter right to the presumption of innocence and reasonable bail
We are very pleased to announce that the Superior Court of Quebec has rendered a judgment authorizing this class action brought against the Attorney General of Québec for the systematic violation of the right of detainees in Québec to have their detention reviewed by a judge in accordance with the Criminal Code. Kugler Kandestin is…Read More
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…Read More
Kugler Kandestin is collaborating with Coupal Chauvelot in a class action proceeding against the Attorney General of Quebec for the systematic violation of detainees’ constitutional rights in Nunavik. This class action seeks compensation for individuals who were detained and denied the right to be brought before a judge within three clear days of their appearance…Read More
We are pleased to announce that Judge François P. Duprat of the Superior Court of Quebec granted the Re-amended motion for authorization to file a class action that we are handling on behalf of all Quebec consumers who purchased and/or licensed certain Norton products.Read More
We are pleased to report that by judgment dated March 5, 2019, Justice Chantal Lamarche of the Superior Court of Quebec granted the Application for authorization to institute a class action that we filed on behalf of all Quebec consumers who reserved a hotel, since January 10, 2015, via Expedia.ca, Hotels.com or Travelocity.ca and who paid hotel fees…Read More
Court of Appeal of Quebec confirms $14 billion damages award against Canadian tobacco industry giants
Kugler Kandestin, who is handling, in collaboration with two other law firms, two Class Actions filed in 1998 against Canada’s three largest tobacco manufacturers, Imperial Tobacco Canada Ltd (“ITL”), Rothmans Benson & Hedges Inc. (“RBH”), and JTI-McDonald Corp. (“JTI”), is pleased to announce that on March 1, 2019, 5 judges of the Court of Appeal of Quebec rendered a landmark…Read More
Kugler Kandestin, in collaboration with Sotos LLP, files class action lawsuit against the federal government for discrimination in the funding of First Nations child and family services.
Kugler Kandestin and Sotos LLP have filed a class action in Federal Court on behalf of First Nations youth who have been the victims of the federal government’s discriminatory underfunding of First Nations child and family services. The class action seeks compensatory damages for on-reserve youth who have been taken into foster homes. It also…Read More
October 9, 2020 On October 10, 2020, Notices were published in newspapers to inform the public of the Quebec Superior Court’s authorization of a class action against the Brothers of Sacred Heart. To consult the complete Notice to members authorized by the Court, click here. Due to COVID-19, judicial delays were suspended until September 1,…Read More
Kugler Kandestin is pleased to announce that the Quebec superior Court (the Honourable Stéphane Sansfaçon, jsc) has authorized the institution of a class action against Sirius XM Canada inc. (“Sirius XM”), on behalf of Quebec consumers of the satellite radio and/or internet service provider.Read More
Class action on behalf of sexual abuse victims at Collège Servite (formerly Collège Notre-Dame des Servites) in Ayer’s Cliff
Update – September 17, 2019 Kugler Kandestin is pleased to announce significant developments in the class action filed on behalf of sexual abuse victims by religious members of the Servites de Marie at Collège Servite. On June 7, 2019, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in favour of sexual abuse victims in their efforts to…Read More
Update – July 24, 2020: Les Courageuses file an Application for Leave to Appeal to the Supreme Court of Canada On January 8, 2020, the Quebec Court of Appeal rendered a judgment overturning the judgment of the Honourable Donald Bisson, J.S.C. authorizing the class action instituted by Les Courageuses against Gilbert Rozon. Two out of…Read More
Kugler Kandestin files a class action seeking compensatory damages, as well as punitive and exemplary damages of $15 million.Read More
Baggage handlers’ illegal airport strike: Lory-Ann Trépanier Bouchard v. l’Association internationale des machinistes et des travailleurs et travailleuses de l’aérospatiale (AIMTA) et la Section locale 2323 de l’AIMTA.
Kugler Kandestin files a Motion for Authorization to Institute a Class Action against l’Association internationale des machinistes et des travailleurs et travailleuses de l’aérospatiale (AIMTA) et la Section locale 2323 de l’AIMTA. By Judgment dated July 5, 2013, the Superior Court of Québec granted the Motion for Authorization. The group consists of the following persons…Read More
May 1, 2019 – Important reminder We wish to remind you that the deadline to submit a claim in connection with the settlement of the class action against Depuy Orthopaedics Inc. and Johnson & Johnson Inc. is May 24, 2019. In order to file a claim, you must submit the Claim Form along with the…Read More
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