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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
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
A Washington Court of Appeals ruled that the wrongful death claims brought by the heirs of a nursing home resident were not subject to binding arbitration. In a significant set-back to advocates of negotiated arbitration...more
Thanks to Sarah Cole at the ADR Blog for addressing the Ohio Supreme Court's decision in Hayes v. Oakridge Home, (slip opinion No. 2009-Ohio-2054). I believe this decision represents a major setback for the rights of nursing...more
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