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Panel Finds Wrongful Use Of Property Under Elder Abuse Act, Reverses Ruling

Mealey's (September 12, 2017, 2:19 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California appeals panel on Aug. 23 reversed and remanded a lower court’s decision that dismissed claims for negligence and violation of California’s unfair competition law (UCL), finding that insureds sufficiently alleged that their insurable interest was a property right under the Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act (Frederick Mahan, et al. v. Charles W. Chan Insurance Agency, Inc., et al., No. A147236, Calif. App., 1st Dist., 2017 Cal. App. LEXIS 507).

(Opinion available.  Document #37-170919-013Z.)

Elder Abuse

Frederick Mahan, 86,...
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