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Darrell Tucker is focused on representing construction, insurance, and pharmaceutical and medical device companies in commercial disputes, class actions and mass tort litigation. Darrell is known for his ability to understand the industry-specific details inherent in the often multi-faceted process of complex litigation. He represents his clients in numerous states, counseling them on risk management, litigation-related due diligence, and preparing and defending witnesses for depositions. He represents life, health, and disability insurers in disputes concerning denials of benefits (including life, disability, long term care, and cancer benefits), rescission and termination issues, ERISA claims, insurance fraud, interpleader actions, insurance agent/agency termination and compensation claims, and class actions involving insurance policy terms and determination of claims.

Long-Term Care and Elder Abuse: Do They Intersect?In at least one state, California, the answer to the question of “Do issues related to long-term care and elder abuse intersect?” is yes. The California Welfare and Institutions Code defines “financial abuse” of an elder adult to include an “entity” depriving an elder adult “of any property, including by means of an agreement, donative