Category: financial elder abuse

San Francisco County and California Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Caregivers As Financial Elder Abusers

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Financial Elder Abuse By Caregivers Seniors here in San Francisco and throughout California are vulnerable to financial elder abuse, often at the hands of the caregivers hired to help them. In one recently reported case, a caregiver withdrew over $100,000 from her 100-year-old patient’s bank accounts before the […]

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San Francisco and California Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Dangers For Isolated Seniors

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER When Financial Predators Strike Taking Advantage Of Isolation And Cognitive Impairment Our litigators see a sadly familiar pattern in financial elder abuse cases: an elderly person’s spouse of many years dies and the survivor is left alone. Enter a stranger or caregiver to “help” the survivor. Cash begins […]

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Marin and California Elder Abuse Attorneys: Financial Powers of Attorney And Elder Abuse

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Financial Powers of Attorney and the Elderly Potential for Misuse Financial elder abuse can strike seniors from various directions including from those whom the senior has trusted with a Power of Attorney (POA) over financial matters. A financial POA is an important legal document where a principal authorizes […]

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Nov 8, 2019 - Assisted Living by |

Alameda County and California Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys: Stronger Abuse-Reporting Requirements Needed

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Stronger Regulations for Assisted Living Facilities and Nursing Homes A recent report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) found that improved federal oversight of the health and welfare of residents is needed in both nursing homes and assisted living facilities. The Alameda County elder abuse attorneys at Evans […]

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Nov 5, 2019 - Caregiver by |

Marin County and California Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Financial Elder Abuse Can Strike Anyone

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Embezzling Checks From The Elderly Police have issued an arrest warrant for a 29-year-old caregiver accused of embezzling more than $63,000 from a 73-year-old survivor of the Camp Fire blaze. The caregiver allegedly stole insurance money the senior received for her destroyed home.[1]  The case illustrates the access […]

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San Francisco and California Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Financial Elder Abuse by Caregivers

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Risk of Financial Elder Abuse by Caregivers Spotting Financial Elder Abuse Earlier this summer police arrested the former caregiver of late Marvel Comic creator Stan Lee on charges of fiduciary elder abuse,and embezzling artwork, cash, and other assets, worth over $5 million.[1] Months before he died, Lee had […]

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Oct 16, 2019 - Annuities by |

California and San Francisco Annuity and Financial Elder Abuse Attorney: Seeing The Truth About Annuities

ATTORNEY NEWSLETTER Beware the Hype Consumer Risks, Especially For Seniors Annuities Are Expensive, Complicated Insurance Products Based on years of litigation experience, our lawyers recommend consumers, especially senior consumers, avoid annuities or life insurance.  Insurance carriers, marketing groups and agents tend to reinvent the ways they sell these products over […]

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