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Monthly Archives: February 2019

Feb 28, 2019 - Caregiver Fraud by |

Marin County and California Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Preventing Financial Elder Abuse

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Preventing Financial Exploitation of Seniors Tips on What to Watch For Some $2.9 billion is taken from older Americans every year, with victims numbering in the millions. Older persons with Alzheimer’s or other cognitive impairment are especially at risk.  The Marin County and California financial elder abuse attorneys […]

California and Marin County Trusts and Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: Mental Capacity and Trust Creation and/or Amendment

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Creating and Amending Trusts Many Californians, especially seniors, create trusts to hold their assets in part to avoid a lengthy probate process following death. The trusts may be fully revocable by the individual creating the trust (known as the “settlor”) or irrevocable during the settlor’s lifetime.  If revocable, […]

Feb 21, 2019 - Annuities by |

California and Marin County Annuity Fraud and Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Annuity Fraud on Seniors

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Annuity Scams Targeted At Seniors Annuity Fraud On average, a senior victimized by financial elder abuse loses over $140,000. That level of monetary loss is devastating.  Unscrupulous insurance agents are among the financial predators on seniors, selling them unsuitable annuities and life insurance that line agents’ pockets with […]

Feb 20, 2019 - Caregiver Fraud by |

California and Alameda County Probate and Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: Conservatorships and Professional Fiduciaries

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Court-Appointed Fiduciaries Wield Great Power Potential for Abuse of Power Court-appointed conservators and other fiduciaries (such as guardians or trustees) wield enormous power over the dependent individuals and properties they are appointed to manage and protect. Court appointments supersede earlier Powers of Attorney, trustee nominations and the like […]

California and Marin County SEC Whistleblower Attorneys: Bringing an SEC Whistleblower Case

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Securities and Exchange Commission Pays Out Millions in Whistleblower Awards Whistleblower information about securities law violations can result in big rewards for the whistleblower when the whistleblower brings the information to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Since 2011, the SEC has paid out hundreds of millions of […]

Feb 15, 2019 - Annuities by |

Marin County and California Life Insurance Attorney: Universal Life Insurance Risks

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Policyholder Risks on Universal Life Insurance Hitting Seniors Hardest A hidden risk that premiums can skyrocket lies in universal life insurance. Unlike term and whole life insurance, universal life policies allow flexible premium payments but those payments can increase dramatically over time leaving consumers with the poor choice […]

Feb 14, 2019 - Annuities by |

Alameda County and California Annuity and Financial Elder Abuse Attorneys: What You Need to Know About Fixed Indexed Annuities

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Beware Fixed Index Annuities Phantom Bonuses and Other Downsides Insurance agents and financial advisors use this low interest rate/volatile stock market environment to push fixed indexed annuities, particularly on seniors or persons getting close to retirement and concerned about future income levels. Agents claim the contracts offer the […]

Feb 13, 2019 - Evans Law Firm by |

California and San Francisco Whistleblower Attorneys: Whistleblowers Cases and Healthcare Fraud

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Healthcare Fraud on the Government Whistleblowers Lead the Way in Recoveries Outlook for 2019 In 2018, the volume of False Claims Act (FCA) litigation remained high, and health care-related qui tam (i.e., whistleblower) cases continued to lead the way.  Data from 2018 suggests that pharmaceutical companies, hospitals, and home health […]

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