Date Set For Trial In Class-Action Suit Against CalPERS Over Premium Hike On Long-Term Care Plans
A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge on Friday set a date for June 10 in the suit, known as Sanchez vs. CalPERS. It is expected to last three to four weeks.
CalPERS Long Term Care Lawsuit Scheduled For June 2019
A class-action lawsuit that could cost CalPERS $1 billion is headed to trial in June, and many of the 122,000 retirees who bought an insurance plan at the center of the case are receiving small checks from an agreement that settled a portion of the claims. ... Michael Bidart, the attorney representing CalPERS members who allege the pension fund carried out a contract-breaking rate hike on their long-term health care plans five years ago, anticipates that the trial will go forward as scheduled. (Ashton, 11/5)
And in another closely watched legal case --
Nevada Likely To Appeal Huge Verdict Over Busing Psychiatric Patients Out Of State, Official Says
The state of Nevada will likely appeal a jury verdict that it must pay $250,000 to scores of people it put on Greyhound buses after discharging them from a mental health hospital, officials said Friday. A Sacramento Bee investigation in 2013 found that Rawson-Neal Psychiatric Hospital purchased bus tickets for roughly 1,500 patients after discharge over a five-year period, sending them to California and other states across the country. (Reese and Hubert, 11/2)