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In this issue:
- What’s In A Word? N.C. Court of Appeals Invalidates Nursing Home Arbitration Clause Based on Language of the Agreement
- “The Climb” — NC Activities Directors Win National Award for Their Work...more
Many nursing homes and assisted living communities commonly include arbitration agreements as part of their admission agreement and documents. Typically, these agreements require residents or their legal surrogates to...more
In addition to the more typical criminal issues, the oral arguments scheduled for April 3 and 4 in L.A. will also address when to compel arbitration, foreclosure sales and hospital peer review....more
The medical device industry remains a hotbed for non-compete litigation, and the reason is plain and simple. Economic justification. Sales reps develop close relationships with surgeons who purchase millions of dollars worth...more
The Supreme Court recently granted certiorari to consider Oxford Health Plans’ appeal of a ruling compelling class arbitration with its providers over the insurer’s payment practices....more
Originally published in Arizona Attorney - December 2012.
October 2012 marked the 20th anniversary of the Arizona Supreme Court’s opinion in Broemmer v. Abortion Services of Phoenix, Ltd. In the two decades since...more
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has continued its aggressive attack on employers in the healthcare industry and nonunion employers generally. With a membership majority that is widely recognized as being pro-union,...more
In This Issue:
- Texas Supreme Court Holds that Stop-Loss Insurance is Not Reinsurance, but Rather, is Direct Health Insurance Subject to Regulation under the State Insurance Code:
The Texas Supreme Court reversed...more
Employers who do not currently use mandatory arbitration agreements with their employees should consider the benefits of doing so.
On March 14, 2012, in Quilloin v. Tenet Healthsystem Phila., Inc., the U.S. Court of...more
In This Issue:
Nicaragua: Mission Impossible, Mission Accomplished - Our goal: Initiate the first-ever activities program for abandoned elders in Nicaragua....
Baby Doll: Miracle from Eden - She had the darkest,...more
The United States Supreme Court recently affirmed – in strong terms – the broad reach of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) (9 U.S.C. § 1 et seq.) as applied to predispute arbitration agreements between...more
Two recent Florida Supreme Court decisions have resulted in major gains for nursing home residents and their families. Both Shotts v. OP Winter Haven and Gessa v. Manor Care of Florida struck down a segment of nursing home...more
It is common practice in long term care and other health care facilities for a resident or a resident’s family member to sign an arbitration agreement upon admission. Such agreements require the resident to arbitrate any...more
A recent Illinois appellate case arising from a healthcare facility project, Doornbos Heating and Air Conditioning, Inc.,1 highlights challenges that are common to most construction projects, and healthcare construction in...more
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