The U.S. Supreme Court will not overturn two state court rulings allowing descendants of nursing home residents to bring wrongful death lawsuits against providers. Both cases involve arbitration agreements.
Nursing home company SSC Odin Operating Co. has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to again weigh in on arbitration agreements.
The U.S. Supreme Court may again weigh in on arbitration agreements in nursing homes. Nursing home company SSC Odin Operating Co. recently filed a writ of certiorari asking the nation's highest court to resolve a question on the matter.
The child of a deceased long-term care resident is not bound to an arbitration agreement because she signed it on behalf of her mother — not herself — an Illinois court ruled Thursday.