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California Supreme Court: Section 3345 Damages for Senior Citizens Alleging Unfair Competition Are a Penalty, Not Available Under UCL

SAN FRANCISCO - (Mealey's) The statute providing for treble damages in cases brought by senior citizens alleging unfair competition provides for such a remedy only as a penalty, making recovery under the unfair competition law, Business and Professions Code Section 17200, et. seq . , impossible...

Deirdre Wheatley-Liss: Sequester Cuts Hurting Seniors

Will the ridiculous gridlock in Washington that has a sledgehammer instead of scalpel being used to address the cancer of a bloated budget affect your world immediately? As a working adult or family, likely not, For seniors, the cuts could have a more immediate and devastating effect. Most seniors are...