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Extendicare asks Supreme Court to decide whether nursing home arbitration agreements prevent certain wrongful death suits

Extendicare asks Supreme Court to decide whether nursing home arbitration agreements prevent certain wrongful death suits

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Extendicare Homes Inc. is seeking a Supreme Court ruling on the reach of nursing home arbitration agreements, according to news reports.

Bedrail deaths could fuel ban

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The Consumer Product Safety Commission is accepting comments until Aug. 5 on a petition calling for a total ban on adult portable bed rails. The commission merged two petitions from a vast array of consumer interest groups before publishing notice in the Federal Register in early June.