California became the first American state last autumn to take patients’ rights against alleged physician wrongdoers to a higher level.
Let’s first flesh out that above acronym in today’s blog post. Formally entitled, the DSS is California’s Department of Social Services. That agency is both sprawling and muscular, commanding broad oversight and enforcement powers over a wide swath of people-centric service providers spanning the state.
We readily acknowledge the anger of consumers who were allegedly defrauded by Wells Fargo representatives steering them into insurance products without their knowledge or approval. Reportedly, the bank issued approximately 1,500 policies to unwitting customers over a multi-year period.