Ongoing Cases

Below is a list of our active class action cases.

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 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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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…

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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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Court authorizes class action for defective Norton products

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.

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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…

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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…

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Victims of sexual abuse committed by Brothers of Sacred Heart across Quebec

March 11, 2020 Kugler Kandestin files a class action lawsuit claiming compensatory damages for each victim, as well as punitive and exemplary damages in the amount of $15 million. The class action lawsuit seeks to enable access to justice to all victims throughout Quebec who were sexually abused by religious members of the Brothers of Sacred Heart….

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Court authorizes Class Action Against Sirius XM Canada Inc.

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.

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Class Action against Gilbert Rozon

Update – May 22, 2018: Court authorizes class action. We are pleased to announce that by judgment dated May 22, 2018, the Honorable Donald Bisson, J.S.C. has authorized the institution of a class action that we are handling on behalf of all people who were sexually abused and/or sexually harassed by Gilbert Rozon. If you,…

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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…

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Depuy ASR hip implants class action

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…

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