Elder Law

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer gets 10-year sentence for role in stealing $3.8M from elderly victims

Law in Popular Culture

Harper Lee was aware of book deal, one agency concludes

Elder Law

Alabama investigators interview Harper Lee after at least one complaint

Elder Law

Lawyer acted appropriately when representing client who wanted to leave nursing home, court says

Verdicts & Settlements

Estate of ‘kung fu judge’ wins $750K in suit over his claimed unlawful confinement in nursing home

Internet Law

Snapchat photo of incontinent nursing home patient leads to arrest and guilty plea for nurse’s aide

Report from Governmental Affairs

Financial commitment by Congress to address elder abuse issues is an encouraging step

Elder Law

Nursing homes seek guardianships of patients to ensure the bills get paid

Criminal Justice

Former lawmaker faces spouse-abuse case; AG’s office says wife’s dementia precluded consent to sex

Consumer Law

Feds cite ‘epidemic’ of debt-collection abuse, charge 7 individuals and company in ongoing probe

Elder Law

Elder law attorney accused of stealing from clients and estates takes plea, will forfeit $3M

Privacy Law

Will Illinois become the sixth state to allow granny cams in nursing homes?

Trials & Litigation

Federal suit claims family members were banned from mom’s nursing home over social media posts

Real Estate & Property Law

Neighbor of chief federal prosecutor faces graffiti charge for tagging boundary fence

White-Collar Crime

Lawyer accused in $6M client theft won’t face criminal or civil trial; where money went is unknown

White-Collar Crime

Judge cites danger of ‘sucker lists’ in refusing to release names of ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ victims

Entertainment & Sports Law

Lawyer claims Donald Sterling threatened to take him out; judge denies injunction

Elder Law

Judge says ‘Top 40’ radio personality Casey Kasem must be fed, hydrated and medicated

Elder Law

Daughter of hospitalized Casey Kasem, rather than his wife, will make medical decisions, judge rules

Elder Law

Court OKs independent medical exam of ailing legendary DJ Casey Kasem