A federal judge is allowing punitive damage claims to proceed against a Pennsylvania nursing home where lawyers say a woman fell seven times before being transferred with a dislocated hip.
The Arkansas Supreme Court has agreed with a circuit court that a wrongful death complaint claiming understaffing by a nursing home may proceed as a class-action lawsuit.
A California long-term care facility has agreed to settle a wrongful death case involving a resident who was struck by a dining cart, local news sources reported Monday.
A nursing home resident in Ohio suffered fatal burns from a radiator, leading to arbitration that ended last week with a $1.2 million award.
The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a petition from Extendicare Homes to review a conflict over an arbitration agreement and wrongful death lawsuit.
Arbitration agreements signed by a resident of an Extendicare facility are valid, a jury in Kentucky determined Friday.
The estate of a woman who died in an Emeritus Corp. assisted living facility may pursue wrongful death and medical malpractice claims without providing expert testimony, U.S. District Court Judge Dan Aaron Polster has ruled.
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.
Lawmakers in Florida are proposing a controversial bill that would put a $300,000 cap on non-economic damages in wrongful death cases involving nursing homes.