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 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…Read More
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…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
Kugler Kandestin obtains a major victory at the Supreme Court of Canada in favour of victims of sexual abuse in Quebec
June 7, 2019 We are extremely pleased to report that the Supreme Court of Canada has rendered a landmark decision in favour of victims of sexual abuse. The Supreme Court of Canada’s ruling resolves a controversy arising from an amendment to the Civil Code of Quebec in 2013 regarding the delays for abuse victims to institute a…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
Update – March 8, 2019. We are pleased to announce that Justice Chantal Lamarche of the Superior Court of Quebec has granted the Application for authorization to institute a class action that we are advancing on behalf of all Quebec consumers who have made a hotel reservation via one of the websites…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 Kandestinand 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.Read More
New Application for Authorization to Institute a Class Action on behalf of individuals who were sexually abused by religious members of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart across Québec
The Application alleges that the sexual abuse was perpetrated over decades in many establishments throughout Québec.Read More
Quebec consumers given permission to sue for an estimated $100 million in unlawful fee increases since September 1, 2013 and other damages.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…Read More
Sexual abuse victims given green light to claim compensatory damages and $10 million of punitive damages.Read More
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