Class action on behalf of sexual abuse victims at Collège Servite (formerly Collège Notre-Dame des Servites) in Ayer’s Cliff
Update – November 21, 2018: Kugler Kandestin files class action seeking compensatory damages and $15 million in punitive and exemplary damages.
The class action seeks access to justice for victims of sexual abuse during their childhood by religious members of the Servite de Marie Order associated with Collège Servite in Ayer’s Cliff. The class action alleges that the reprehensible and unacceptable sexual abuse was perpetrated systematically for several decades by at least 15 religious members.
The class action was filed following a judgment of the Superior Court of Québec dated September 17, 2018:
- Motion to Institute Proceedings dated November 21, 2018
- Judgment dated Septembre 17, 2018
- Application for Authorization to Institute a Class Action
If you, or someone you know was sexually abused by Father Jacques Desgrandchamps, Father Robert Desloges, Father André Cotton, Father Yvon Chalifoux, Father Bernard Lajeunesse, Brother Michel Lussier, Brother Gilles Poirier, Brother André-Marie Syrard, Father Raymond Délisle, Father Paul McKeown, Father Luc Lapalme, Father Paul-André Mailhot, Brother René Léveillé, or any other religious member of the “Servites de Marie”, we encourage you to communicate with one of the lawyers below so that we can inform you of your rights. Your communications with us are free and will be kept strictly confidential.
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