United States Supreme Court Issues Decision Regarding Enforcement of Pre-dispute Nursing Home Arbitration Agreements

The Supreme Court of the United States recently reversed a decision of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia, which had “held that ’as a matter of public policy under West Virginia law, an arbitration clause in a nursing home admission agreement adopted prior to an occurrence of negligence that results in a personal injury or wrongful death, shall not be enforced to compel arbitration of a dispute concerning the negligence.’”

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