If you resided at any of the California assisted living facilities owned, managed and/or operated by Atria Senior Living (“Atria”) at any time between June 12, 2010 through and including March 17, 2016, or are the heir or legal successor for any such resident, your rights are affected by a class settlement of a lawsuit.
The lawsuit is entitled Thomas Carnes, by and through his Guardian ad litem, Juliana Christine Clegg, on his own behalf and on behalf of others similarly situated v. Atria Senior Living, Case Number 3:14-cv-02727-VC pending in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (the “Lawsuit”). The Lawsuit was filed by plaintiff Thomas Carnes, by and through his guardian ad litem and legal successor, Juliana Christine Clegg (“Plaintiff” or “Class Representative”), on behalf of himself and all of the other Settlement Class Members.
The parties have reached a proposed settlement on the terms and conditions set forth in the Stipulation of Settlement entered into by and between Plaintiff and Atria. The Court in charge of the Lawsuit still has to decide whether to approve the settlement. A settlement fund will be available for distribution to the Settlement Class only if the settlement is approved by the Court and the approval is upheld following any appeals.
If you are a member of the Settlement Class, you must decide whether to:
|Payment Request Deadline||September 11, 2016|
|Effective Date||August 12, 2016|
|Exclusion Deadline||May 31, 2016|
|Objection Deadline||May 31, 2016|
|Final Approval Hearing||June 30, 2016|