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  • Part II - California Court of Appeal Caps Patient Rights Claims in Elder Abuse Cases at $500
    Part II - California Court of Appeal Caps Patient Rights Claims in Elder Abuse Cases at $500

    The case of Samuel Nevarrez v. San Marino Skilled Nursing and Wellness Centre et al., began in March 2009 when a 79-year old patient was admitted to San Marino (defendants and appellants) for ...

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  • California Court of Appeal Caps Patient Rights Claims in Elder Abuse Cases at $500
    California Court of Appeal Caps Patient Rights Claims in Elder Abuse Cases at $500

    In Samuel Nevarrez v. San Marino Skilled Nursing and Wellness Centre, et al., a newly published elder abuse case involving a former patient's claims for elder abuse , negligence and violations of ...

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  • Part III - Heightened Standard of Proof is Required for Authorization of Medical Procedures that Impacts Fundamental Rights
    Part III - Heightened Standard of Proof is Required for Authorization of Medical Procedures that Impacts Fundamental Rights

    Continuing from our previous blog on the Conservatorship of the Person and Estate of Maria B., the trial court clerk forwarded the trial court's ruling to the Court of Appeal as an automatic appeal ...

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  • Part II - Heightened Standard of Proof is Required for Authorization of Medical Procedures that Impacts Fundamental Rights
    Part II - Heightened Standard of Proof is Required for Authorization of Medical Procedures that Impacts Fundamental Rights

    To continue our blog on the Conservatorship of the Person and Estate of Maria B., a public defender was appointed as Maria's counsel and opposed Denise's petition on the grounds that (1) Probate Code ...

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  • Heightened Standard of Proof is Required for Authorization of Medical Procedures that Impacts Fundamental Rights
    Heightened Standard of Proof is Required for Authorization of Medical Procedures that Impacts Fundamental Rights

    A petition to authorize medical procedures that has the incidental effect of sterilization requires a clear and convincing evidence standard to protect an individual's right to procreative choice. The ...

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  • Part II - Estate Planning Attorney Disqualified from Representing A Client with Adverse Interests To Former Client
    Part II - Estate Planning Attorney Disqualified from Representing A Client with Adverse Interests To Former Client

    To continue our blog on Fiduciary Trust International of California v. Superior Court, Betty Brown (decedent), changed her will after Willet's death. Instead of leaving the majority of Betty's assets ...

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