Below is a sample of some of the class actions in which we have been involved.
On August 11, 2017, Kugler Kandestin filed a Motion for authorization to institute a class action on behalf of Netflix users who were unilaterally charged higher fees. The Motion alleged that the notice sent by Netflix informing users of the price increase did not comply with the public order provisions of the Consumer Protection Act. Notably, the…Read More
Stuart Kugler and Gordon Kugler settled these securities class actions on behalf of Class members, and obtained the approval of the settlement by the Québec Superior Court. The Class members consist of persons who sustained losses on shares of Jitec Inc. that they owned between July 26, 2000 and November 9, 2000, due to the…Read More
Settlement agreement for Victims of sexual abuse committed by Frère Jean-Paul Thibault approved by the court
February 2016 Kugler Kandestin is pleased to announce that the Honourable Michel A. Pinsonnault, judge of the Superior Court of Quebec, approved a settlement of the class action instituted on behalf of victims of sexual abuse committed by Jean-Paul Thibault while he was affiliated with Collège St-Hilaire. Pursuant to the Judgment approving the settlement, victims…Read More
Settlement Agreement reached in the class action concerning the bridge serving the A-25 highway: Union des consommateurs v. Concession A25, s.e.c. and the Attorney General of Québec.
On May 20, 2016, the Court rendered a Judgment approving the Out of Court Settlement Agreement reached between the parties. Members who must complete a Claims Form pursuant to this Settlement, have until August 28, 2016 to complete said form and return it online. The Claims Form which must be completed and returned online is…Read More
Class Action – Sexual abuse: Centre de la Communauté Sourde du Montréal Métropolitain v. the Clerics of Saint-Viator of Canada and l’Institut Raymond Dewar
February 16, 2016 The Superior Court of Quebec rendered a Judgment approving a $30 million settlement for victims of sexual abuse at the former Montreal Institute for the Deaf. In order to submit a claim and receive compensation pursuant to the settlement, you must follow these instructions: Complete and send a claim form entitled «…Read More
Robert Kugler, Olivera Pajani and Pierre Boivin obtained a landmark Judgment against the religious order The Redemptorists, as well as against Séminaire Saint-Alphonse, on behalf of numerous victims of sexual abuse. The Judgment marked the first time in Québec history that a Court condemned a religious order to pay damages to a group of individuals…Read More
Robert Kugler is pleased to report that the Québec Superior Court approved a $17 million settlement in favour of the victims of Earl Jones in the Class Action matter against the Royal Bank of Canada. The class action enabled victims of Earl Jones (commonly referred to as Montreal’s “mini-Madoff”) to recover substantial compensation from the…Read More
Kugler Kandestin instituted a class action against the heating oil provider, Joseph Elie Inc., on behalf of thousands of customers who were charged for heating oil that was not in fact delivered. The Québec Superior Court approved a settlement of the case, pursuant to which Kugler Kandestin’s clients recovered 100% of the amounts that they…Read More
CIBC Asset Management: Unit holders of the Atlas American RSP Index Fund (subsequently known as the Merrill Lynch U.S. RSP Index Fund, then known as the Renaissance U.S. RSP Index Fund and thereafter known as the Renaissance U.S. Index Fund)
Kugler Kandestin instituted a class action on behalf of investors of a mutual fund who sustained investment losses as a result of the fund administrator introducing the risk of currency fluctuations, and thereby materially changing the nature of the investment. The Québec Superior Court approved a settlement of the case, pursuant to which Kugler Kandestin’s…Read More
Kugler Kandestin instituted a class action on behalf of all patients in Canada who received a hip implant manufactured and sold by Sulzer (which was subsequently purchased by Centerpulse, and then by Zimmer). Kugler Kandestin collaborated with attorneys throughout the United States, and ultimately negotiated a settlement which enabled its clients to recover substantial compensation…Read More
Pierre Boivin and Gordon Kugler successfully represented the Petitioner in a class action on behalf of all owners or lease holders of vehicles that had used Shell gasoline during a certain period. The Court authorized the Class Action. After authorization, the Class Action was settled. This Agreement, approved by the Québec Superior Court, provided for…Read More
Pierre Boivin and Gordon Kugler successfully represented the Petitioner in a class action on behalf of all persons in Québec who purchased, received, came into possession of, or otherwise used CD manufactured and/or sold by Sony BMG Musique (Canada) Inc. during a specific period based on allegations that the CD’s contained harmful software and collected…Read More
Pierre Boivin successfully represented the Petitioner in a class action on behalf of all owners or lease holders of vehicles who had to pay reinstallation costs with respect to certain accessories in connection with an ignition switch recall initiated by Honda Canada Inc. The Québec Superior Court authorized the institution of the Class Action against…Read More
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