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LEGAL ISSUES CONCERNING THE ENFORCEMENT OF CALIFORNIA NURSING HOME / ASSISTED LIVING ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS

OVERVIEW Long Term Care in the United States and the State of California, is a Multi-Billion dollar industry. Large national health and assisted living corporations dictate […]


Trump Administration Attempt to Rollback Nursing Home Abuse, Fraud & Neglect Preventions is Appalling

A letter sent to the Trump administration Wednesday by 17 attorney generals from across the nation, including California’s, is urging federal agencies to reconsider the “regulatory […]


A Party Engaged in Arbitration Who is Unable to Afford to Continue In such Forum may Now Seek Financial Relief in the State of California

When a party who has engaged in arbitration in good faith, is unable to afford to continue in such a forum, that party may seek relief […]


Neglected Bedsores Caused Wrongful Death of Skilled Nursing Home Resident

The family of a nursing home resident who died — at least in part, due to pressure ulcers — can pursue punitive damages in a wrongful […]


Sacramento Elder Abuse: Resident Dies of Severely Infected Stage IV Bed Sores which Led to Sepsis

An Elderly Sacramento resident age 81, admitted to a Sacramento area skilled nursing facility, suffering from dementia, legally blind, actually died as a result of severely infected Stage […]


What are the signs of Elder Abuse?

What are the signs of Elder Abuse? About 1 in 10 Americans over age 60 have experienced some form of elder abuse, according to the National Council on […]


Bedsores Cause Death of Elder Palm Desert, California Resident

Recently, a 74-year-old Palm Desert man was found to have a gaping wound which completely exposed some of the bones of his spine.  three days latter this […]


Basic Rights and Liabilities Concerning Nursing Home Admissions in the State of California

When you are admitted to a nursing home, you will be asked to sign an admission agreement that explains your rights and responsibilities and those of […]


Nursing Homes Alter Medical Records to Hide Elder Abuse and Neglect

A Carmichael nursing home supervisor admitted she was ordered to alter medical records of a 92-year-old patient, who died after developing rotting bedsores. The state fined […]


Peck Law Group, APC Successful in Opposing Nursing Home Petition to Compel Arbitration In the matter of Duckworth v. Porterville Convalescent Hospital

Defendants have the burden of establishing the existence of a valid agreement to arbitrate. Pagarian v. Libby Care Center, Inc. (2002) 99 Cal. App. 4th 298, […]



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