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  • Court Reverses Insurance Agent's Theft Conviction
    Court Reverses Insurance Agent's Theft Conviction

    Glenn Neasham, an insurance agent by trade, sold an Allianz MasterDex 10 annuity to Fran Schuber, an 83-year old woman. The MasterDex 10 annuity was approved for sale by the California Department of ...

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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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  • Waiver of Attorney Fees in Arbitration Clause is Contrary to Public Policy
    Waiver of Attorney Fees in Arbitration Clause is Contrary to Public Policy

    What happens when someone enters into a residency agreement that includes an arbitration clause with a provision specifying that each party would bear their own attorney fees and costs in the ...

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  • Part II - Elder Abuse Statute Does Not Limit Liability to Health Care Providers with Custodial Obligations
    Part II - Elder Abuse Statute Does Not Limit Liability to Health Care Providers with Custodial Obligations

    To continue our previous blog on Winn v. Pioneer Medical Group, plaintiffs and appellants, Kathleen Winn and Karen Brendahl filed an elder abuse complaint against Pioneer Medical Group (defendants and ...

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  • Elder Abuse Statute Does Not Limit Liability to Health Care Providers with Custodial Obligations
    Elder Abuse Statute Does Not Limit Liability to Health Care Providers with Custodial Obligations

    Can a medical professional's failure to refer an outpatient client to a health specialist constitute elder abuse ? A plaintiff's decision to sue for elder abuse under the Welfare and Institutions Code ...

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