CANHR recently received a cy pres award in a federal class action case – Terry Strange v. MDR Group, LLC. The case was about non-consensual phone recordings of California consumers, many of whom were older adults, by an out of state marketing firm.
A judge in Alameda County has ruled that Civil Code Section 1946.1 applies to Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly (RCFEs), which means they are required to give 60 days’ eviction notice to residents who have lived in the facility for a year or more.
In 2022 the Medi-Cal asset limit for older adults and people with disabilities increased, and in January 2024 there will no longer be a limit on assets for anyone on any Medi-Cal program.
A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a lower court ruling denying assisted living provider Sunrise Senior Living’s bid to strike expert testimony and class certification of Sunrise residents for violations of the Consumers Legal Remedies Act and the Unfair Competition Law and for financial elder abuse.