Completed Class Actions
Below are some of the Class Action lawsuits we participated in and their results:
$2 Billion for Survivors of Indian Residential Schools including Shubenacadie Indian Residential School
John McKiggan represented more than 600 former members of the Shubenacadie Indian Residential school as part of the steering committee for the Baxter v. Canada national class action. The Baxter class action is the largest class action settlement in Canadian history and provided a fund of 2 billion dollars to compensate up to eighty thousand former students of Indian Residential Schools across Canada.
You can click here to watch a Powerpoint slide show of a presentation that John McKiggan was asked to give to the Nova Scotia Barrister’s Society conference on Class Action Litigation on the topic: Playing at the National Stage Pitfalls and Success.
$14 Million for Antigonish Diocese Priest Abuse Class Action:
McKiggan Hebert Lawyers represents survivors of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests, Father Hugh Vincent MacDonald, Father Clair Richard, Father Claude Richard, Father James Mombourquette and Father Frank MacNeil who were employed by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Antigonish. If you or a member of your family was a victim of sexual abuse by a priest from the Antigonish Diocese, you may call McKiggan Hebert Lawyers toll free at (902) 423-2050 or click here here for a free consultation.
Other Class Action Lawsuits
You can see other class action lawsuits we are involved with by clicking on our Class Action page.