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elder abuse attorney

New legislation promises to help people in California and other states by funding efforts to prevent elder abuse and other unfortunate situations for America’s seniors. A January 2011 story from New American Media introduces the Elder Justice Act and the Patient Safety and Abuse Prevention Act as new bills that will help the federal government […]

In a recent fraud case from northern California, the alleged perpetrator of fraud apparently targeted elderly women with a securities loan investment scheme that cost victims an estimated $20 million. A May 7, 2009, bargaining agreement resulted in a no contest plea for Thomas Hastert, who will serve five years of a potential 32-year sentence. […]

In an open letter to the United States Senate, the National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR) has unequivocally stated its support for the Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act (S. 512/H.R. 1237). The proposed legislation pursues the abolition of forced arbitration language from nursing home contracts. These contracts, which are signed before an […]