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Elder Abuse Act claim against airline fails in federal district court

Balukjian v. Virgin America, Inc. (N.D. Cal. Mar. 9, 2018).  The passenger/plaintiff was traveling on a red-eye flight from San Francisco to Boston with her 93 year-old father, who had a portable oxygen concentrator with him.  During the flight, the … Continue reading

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State Attorneys General Zero in on Elder Abuse, Health Services Industry Practices

The 2018 National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG) Presidential Initiative, “Protecting America’s Seniors: Attorneys General United Against Elder Abuse,” has come to a close with a summit held April 17-18 in Manhattan, Kansas, capping off an eight-month campaign during which … Continue reading

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Article on Understanding the Ethics of Empowerment: An Elder Lawyer's Challenge or Obligation?

Gregory T. Holtz recently published an Article entitled, Understanding the Ethics of Empowerment: An Elder Lawyer's Challenge or Obligation? 38 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 81 (2017). Provided below is an abstract of the Article: The idea of empowerment in… … Continue reading

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Breakdown in The State of California Nursing Home and Assisted Living Facilities’ handling Of Elder Abuse Causing Unnecessary Personal Injury

The State of California has chronicled multiple breakdowns in the state’s handling of elder abuse cases. There are thousand  of elder residents at senior care centers, including Skilled Nursing and Assisted Living Facilities across California that are beaten, sexually assaulted,  and neglected resulting … Continue reading

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Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq. Will Present At The 20th Annual Elder And Disability Law 2-Day Retreat

Donald D. Vanarelli, Esq. (http://VanarelliLaw.com/) will present at the 20th Annual Elder and Disability Law 2-Day Retreat on April 26-27, 2018 at the Wyndham Hotel in the Philadelphia Historic District, 400 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA by the New Jersey State Bar … Continue reading

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