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Monthly Archives: October 2020

Alameda County and California Elder Abuse Attorney: Suspicious Transactions Lead To Discovery Of Financial Elder Abuse

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER The Risk Of Hiring Unlicensed Caregiver Off Craigslist Caregiver Writes Unauthorized Checks Buys Herself, Daughter Cars With Senior’s Money References and background checks of persons hired as in-home caregivers are two important steps when a senior needs in-home care.  The risks of what can go wrong when a […]

Oct 23, 2020 - Evans Law Firm by |

California False Claims Act Whistleblower Attorney: Large Pharmaceutical Company Settled Claims It Paid Kickbacks

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Company Allegedly Used Charitable Foundation To Cover Copays Program Constituted A Kickback For Prescriptions $97 Million Settlement On September 23, 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a $97 million settlement with pharmaceutical giant Gilead Sciences, Inc. for allegedly paying illegal kickbacks for drug prescriptions.  The action […]

San Francisco and California Elder Abuse Attorneys: When Agents Abuse Financial Powers of Attorney

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Misuse Of Financial Powers Of Attorney Agents May Exceed Authorized Powers  Understand The Extent Of An Agent’s Authorization Powers of Attorney (POAs) are important estate planning tools for everyone, especially the elderly.  Powers can cover financial matters and also health matters.  Standard forms are set out in California […]

Marin County and California Elder Abuse Attorney: How Caregivers Can Steal Patient Identity And Money

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Access To Accounts Is First Step Impersonating Senior Online And Over Phone One In Five Older Americans Are Victims Of Financial Abuse Isolated seniors can be financially exploited by almost anyone but our litigators see in-home caregivers very frequently as the abusers.  Typically, the caregiver starts out slowly […]

Oct 20, 2020 - Caregiver by |

California Nursing Home And Elder Abuse Attorneys: Nursing Home Duty To Supervise Dementia Patients

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Dementia Patients Require High Level Of Supervision Liability For Failure To Supervise Camera Reveals Dementia Patients Wandering Off One of the most dangerous, and sadly common, behavior patterns of Alzheimer sufferers is wandering away, also known as elopement.  Older sufferers still living at home may set off from […]

California and Marin County Elder Abuse Attorney: Gruesome Story Of Alleged Elder Abuse Of Isolated Senior

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Financial And Physical Elder Abuse With Tragic End Body Of 72-Year-Old Senior Found Caregiver Arrested On Allegations Of Abuse And Forgery Sadly far too often, news stories appear of the most gruesome and shocking accounts of elder abuse.  In a case[1] reported just days ago, authorities arrested a […]

Oct 16, 2020 - Evans Law Firm by |

California and San Francisco Whistleblower Attorneys: Submitting Information Of Tax Fraud To The Government

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER How You Submit Information Of Fraud To The IRS  Understanding The Process Protections From Retaliation Whenever an individual has information of significant tax evasion, he or she may be eligible for a reward if the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) ultimately collects from the delinquent taxpayer based on that […]

Oct 15, 2020 - Evans Law Firm by |

California False Claims Act Whistleblower Attorney: Large Research Institute Settles Allegations of Mischarging Grant Money

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Misspending Grant Money Constitutes False Claims Act Violation  Taxpayer Funds For Research Institute Pays $10 Million To Settle Allegations Whenever the government issues grant money, the government expects the money to be used for a certain purpose, such as medical research.  If the grant money is misspent the […]

California and Alameda County Elder Abuse Attorney: Senior Isolation During Pandemic Is Double-Edged Sword

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Isolation Protects Seniors From Virus But Exposes Them To Other Risks Isolation Increases Vulnerability To Abuse Elder Abuse Cases Rising Throughout California During Pandemic Many seniors have elected to self-isolate to protect themselves from COVID-19.  For institutionalized seniors the isolation is enforced by nursing homes and facilities. Protection […]

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