If you have or had a long term care insurance policy issued by Continental Casualty Company (“CNA”), you may be entitled to benefits from a class action settlement.
This is the website for the Gardner v. Continental Casualty Company class action settlement. The Court will hold a hearing on February 28, 2017 to decide whether to approve the settlement. Those included in the settlement classes (Class 1 and Class 2) have legal rights and options, such as making a claim for monetary benefits (in the case of Class 1), excluding themselves from the settlement (in the case of Class 1), objecting to the settlement (both Class 1 and Class 2), or asking to speak at the hearing (both Class 1 and Class 2).
To learn more about the settlement, click on the following links to read the Second Revised Second Amended Class Action Complaint, the Settlement Agreement, the Court-ordered Class 1 Notice and Claim Form, various forms that may assist you in completing the Class 1 Claim Form, the Court-ordered Class 2 notice, and the Preliminary Approval Order.
If you have any questions or would like to speak with the attorneys representing the settlement classes in this matter you can reach class counsel Sean K. Collins toll free at 1-855-693-9256.
The deadline to return the Class 1 Claim Form is February 20, 2017. The deadline for exclusions (in the case of Class 1) is January 27, 2017. The deadline for objections and for requests to speak at the February 28, 2017 final approval hearing is January 27, 2017.
Draft Sworn Statement Regarding Category One Claims Where the Class One Member Did Not File a Claim in Writing and Was Orally Advised that a Claim for Coverage of a Managed Residential Community (“MRC”) Stay Would Be Denied (Class 1 Category One Claims)