In the Courts: Arbitration Agreement Valid Although Signer Felt Rushed
November 9, 2012 | Aging Services Risk, Quality, & Safety Guidance
In a case against the operators of an assisted-living facility, the court of appeal for the second district of Florida has ruled that the case must be settled by arbitration, in accordance with an arbitration agreement signed by the resident's daughter.
Before admission, the mother was unexpectedly discharged from another assisted-living facility, so the daughter needed to quickly find a new facility for her. The facility operated by the defendants...