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Nursing Home Patients Cannot be Forced into Arbitration
10/15/2016 12:52:22 PM
Description: A new rule from the Department of Health and Human Services now bars nursing homes from forcing patients and families into arbitration. The rule applies to new patients and allows them to file lawsuits against nursing homes. Previously, these


s It Legal for Chicago to Ban Mandatory Arbitration Clauses?
1/7/2016 4:06:16 PM
Description: A recent ordinance proposed recently in Chicago could end area companies’ right to require mandatory arbitration for resolving consumer disputes. The ordinance would apply to businesses within Chicago and beyond, including those that are


Trials vs. Arbitrations in Medical Malpractice Claims
12/29/2012 10:26:51 AM
Description:   There are some similarities between trials and arbitration proceedings in medical malpractice disputes.  One of the most important similarities to note is that they are both legally binding—whatever the judge or arbitrator decides


Medical Malpractice Arbitration
12/9/2012 7:13:05 PM
Description:   According to a study completed by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), the average compensation for medical malpractice that occurred in the inpatient setting was around $363,000, while the average award for healthcare


Some Major Points about Minor's Claims
7/2/2012 5:46:04 PM
Description: Some Major Points about Minor’s Claims   By Jon Starr   In this not so perfect world, minors (persons who are under the age of eighteen and who have not been emancipated) sustain injuries and become beneficiaries of wrongful


Mexican National Commission on Medical Arbitration Announces Findings
11/1/2011 12:33:14 PM
Description: The National Commission on Medical Arbitration for Mexico has announced through its Director of Research, Javier Santacruz, that patients who enter a public hospital in Mexico are at more risk of further injury or complication than are individuals


Ins and Outs of Medical Arbitration
10/3/2011 8:39:28 AM
Description: Medical arbitration provides a quicker and less expensive way for patients who feel they have been harmed by their physicians to be compensated for their pain, suffering, and economic damages such as lost wages.  In medical arbitration, the


Medical Arbitration Notification Required, Says Appeals Court
9/2/2011 10:24:44 AM
Description: Most medical arbitration cases revolve around the issue of malpractice on the part of a physician, hospital, or other care provider.  The case of Nurse Maureen Hergenreder, however, involves issues that are closely related to workplace


Arbitrating Medical Services Prompts Controversy
8/16/2011 6:45:27 AM
Description: Arbitrating disputes has become a commonplace way to resolve disagreements, providing a quicker and less expensive means of reaching a resolution.  When it comes to medical malpractice arbitration, however, the American Arbitration Association


New HBO Film Promotes Arbitration Fairness Act
7/19/2011 10:15:13 AM
Description: The Arbitration Fairness Act, a proposed set of limitations on the use of mandatory binding arbitration, has received several boosts since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that arbitration clauses in credit and consumer contracts can be used to prevent