Georgia Court Grants Motion to Arbitrate

A Georgia trial court recently entered an order staying litigation involving claims of medical malpractice and ordered those claims to be pursued in arbitration pursuant to a pre-dispute arbitration agreement. The arbitration agreement at issue was executed, along with other documents necessary to procure the resident’s admission into the facility, by the resident’s daughter and attorney-infact. Further, the arbitration agreement required any and all claims or controversies arising out of or in any way relating to the care or services provided to the resident to be settled exclusively by binding arbitration.

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