Health issues reporter, Jeff Sturgeon, published an article in today’s issue (August 24, 2006) of the Roanoke Times warning residents and their families of the impact of mandatory arbitration clauses contained in nursing home admission contracts. The article notes that the National Citizens’ Coalition for Nursing Home Reform (NCCNHR) has petitioned the federal government to prevent nursing homes nationwide from using such agreements. In this author’s opinion arbitration agreements are bad for the consumer of health care. Read the full article here.
Dan Frith has over 25 years of experience representing individuals and families in cases of medical malpractice throughout Virginia. He has been named "Best Medical Malpractice Attorney" by Roanoker Magazine and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To speak with Dan, contact him by email at email@example.com.