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⭒ New Developments

CANHR Receives Cy Pres in Elders’ Privacy Rights Case

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 cy pres award is when money is leftover from a class action case and goes unclaimed or cannot be distributed to some of the class members.  The court cited CANHR’s work in educating older adults about their rights, including privacy rights and avoiding scams.  Many thanks to attorneys Mark Redmond and Lawrence Salisbury, plaintiffs’ counsel, who facilitated the cy pres award.