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Doctors Who Disobey Health Care Agents in California May Be Liable for Elder Abuse

by Downey Brand LLP on

A recent California appellate case, Stewart v. Superior Court (2017) 16 Cal.App.5th 87, validates the primacy of medical powers of attorney and (as they are more currently known) advance health care directives. Medical...more

Be Careful With That Power of Attorney!: Arbitration Clauses and Nursing Home Lawsuits

by LeClairRyan on

On May 15, 2017, the Supreme Court of the United States handed down its opinion in Kindred Nursing Centers, L.P. v. Clark. This case addressed the issue of whether an agent acting pursuant to a power of attorney could bind...more

Asset Protection Basics For Accountants

by IKE DEVJI on

One pressing area in which clients are increasingly seeking feedback from their accounting and financial advisory team is Asset Protection. Part of that stewardship is making sure that the growth and savings you are...more

Physicians as Investment Fraud Targets

by IKE DEVJI on

In uncertain times people derive a false sense of comfort doing in business with a personal or social contact or a member of their own religious or ethnic community. That comfort level is unfortunately replacing required...more

Asset Protection 101 for Financial and Legal Advisors

by IKE DEVJI on

Honored and rresented by the Financial Planning Association of America (FPA) at their annual meeting last fall, this article was written at the request of ADVISOR TODAY - the Journal of the National Association of Insurance...more

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