Marie-Anaïs Sauvé

Marie-Anaïs<br />Sauvé




Me Sauvé is a Partner at Sylvestre Painchaud et associés since January 2010. Since her arrival at the law firm in 2005, Me Sauvé has acquired a noteworthy experience in cooperative law and in class action suits. Also, she is in charge of many class action suits in favour of consumers or citizens. Me Sauvé was a speaker: • In March 2017, on class actions, at the National Class Action Seminar; • In March and May 2015, on housing cooperatives, for a Technical Resources Group; • In October 2014, on class actions and P.R.D., at the annual national conference of the ADR Institue of Canada; • In March 2014, on class actions, at the National Class Action Seminar ; • In March 2007, on housing cooperatives, at the annual convention of the Fédération des Coopératives d’Habitation Montérégiennes (FÉCHAM). Me Sauvé is also the author of an article published in Développements récents au Québec, au Canada et aux États-Unis 2014 – Colloque national sur les recours collectifs, vol. 380. Me Sauvé also practice general civil law. She can therefore advise you judiciously in this matter. Year of admission to the Bar:2004 Graduate of University of Sherbrooke Accredited civil mediator

Class Actions

Floodings in Sunny Bank, Gaspésie

Class action against the Ministry of Transports because of it's negligence to construct or maintain an adequate road, causing major flooding in Sunny Bank on December 15, 2010.

Floodings in the Rosemont District

Class action against the City of Montreal because of the floodings caused by its negligence to install or to maintain an adequate sewer system;wich occured in July 11, 2009 or July 26, 2009 or July 18, 2011 or August 21, 2011.

Class Action Concerning the Excessive Noise Caused by Seaplanes at Lac-à-la-Tortue

The class action seeks to: - prohibit seaplane commercial tourism flights and pilot training on and from Lac-à-la-Tortue, as long as appropriate measures are not taken to reduce the noise to a reasonable level that does not infringe on the rights of members; - obtain compensatory damages for the loss of enjoyment of their property as well as annoyances and disturbances they have suffered and continue to suffer because of the activities of Aviation Mauricie and Bel-Air Aviation.

Class Action Concerning the Drug Fosamax for Atypical Fractures and Osteonecrosis of the Jaw

Class action against Merck Frost because of the risks associated with taking the drug and for having failed in its duty to provide information to consumers.

Class Action Against Optimum (Shoppers Drug Mart) in Relation to the Optimum Fidelity Program Unilateral Changes

In July 2010, Pharmaprix (Shoppers Drug Mart) unilateraly modified the Optimum fidelity program, thus reducing the exchange value of already accumulated Optimum points. This class actions aims at cancelling the modifications to the Program and compensating consumers for the incurred losses following this unilateral change. Two other modifications made to the Program in 2008 and 2009 are also added to the class action.

Constructive Dismissal of Allstate Agents

ALLSTATE imposed major changes to the employment contracts of its agents, amounting to a constructive dismissal.

Funeral Insurance Policy

A funeral service company and insurers refused to honor insurance contracts for funeral expenses.

Completed Class Actions

Class Action Concerning the Drug Fosamax for ONJ (osteonecrosis of the jaw)

Class action against Merck Frost because of the risks associated with taking the drug and for having failed in its duty to provide information to consumers.

Ice Storm 1998

During the ice storm in 1998, victims of the storm had no heat, water and electricity, which made their homes uninhabitable. The insurance companies refused to pay additional living expenses such as lodging and food.

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