Krummell, et al. v. North American Company for Life and Health Insurance

Welcome to the official website for the settlement of Krummell, et al. v. North American Company for Life and Health Insurance, Case No. CV-08-1509, United States District Court for the Central District of California (the "Settlement").

The Settlement became final as of March 18, 2011. Accordingly:
(a) Pursuant to Section 4.1.2 of the Settlement Agreement and Release, if you are a Lapsed Coverage Settlement Subclass Member and the Reinstatement Period specified in your Qualifying Policy had terminated as of March 18, 2011, you are eligible to apply for reinstatement through June 20, 2011;

(b) Pursuant to Section 4.1.2 of the Settlement Agreement and Release, if you are a Lapsed Coverage Settlement Subclass Member and the Reinstatement Period specified in your Qualifying Policy had not terminated as of March 18, 2011, the Reinstatement Period specified in your Qualifying Policy will be extended by three months;

(c) Pursuant to Section 4.1.4, if you are a Lapsed Coverage Settlement Subclass Member who previously submitted a Reinstatement Application in connection with the Settlement but the Reinstatement Period specified in your Qualifying Policy had already terminated at the time your Reinstatement Application was received, North American Company for Life and Health Insurance will process your submitted Reinstatement Application; and

(d) If you are a Lapsed Coverage Settlement Subclass Member who submitted a Claim for Monetary Benefits, your Claim is being processed, and a notice will be mailed regarding the determination of whether you have been approved or denied for Monetary Benefits. The timing of this determination will vary depending on various circumstances, including the processing of Reinstatement Applications.

DOCUMENTS

You may click on the links below to access copies of various documents relating to the Settlement:

Settlement Agreement and Release (excluding Exhibits, which are listed below)
Amendment No. 1 to the Settlement Agreement and Release

Class Notice

Claim Form and Eligibility Declaration

Motion for Preliminary Approval of the Settlement

Motion for Preliminary Approval of Amendment No. 1

Preliminary Approval Order of the Settlement

Notice of Motion for Fees

Application for Attorney Fees and Costs

Notice of Unopposed Motion of Plaintiffs For Final Approval of Class Action Settlement

Unopposed Motion of Plaintiffs for Final Approval of Class Action Settlement and Memorandum in Support

Final Order Approving Class Settlement


IMPORTANT DATES

       Below is a list of important dates that relate to the Settlement:

Deadline to mail Claim Form and Eligibility Declaration as one of the requirements for Monetary Benefits December 31, 2010
Deadline to mail Reinstatement Application as one of the requirements for Monetary Benefits December 31, 2010
Deadline to mail your request for exclusion from the Settlement December 31, 2010
Deadline to mail your objection to the Settlement December 31, 2010
Deadline for attorney hired by you for the purpose of objecting to the Settlement to file a notice of appearance with the Court and to mail such notice to Class Counsel and North American Counsel January 17, 2011
Deadline to file notice of intention to appear at the Final Approval Hearing with the Court, and to mail such notice to Class Counsel and North American's Counsel February 4, 2011
Final Approval Hearing February 14, 2011 at 10:00 A.M



CONTACT US

If you have additional questions you can call the NACOLAH Class Action Information Center

- where trained personnel are available to respond to questions that you may have - toll-free at:

1-877-279-0123 (1-888-211-5506 for the hearing-impaired)

You can also write to the:

NACOLAH Class Action Information Center
P.O. Box 8060
San Rafael, CA 94912-8060