Arbitration Clauses
Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect Lawyer in Philadelphia, PA

  • Making the decision to entrust your loved on to the care of a nursing home is often painful, emotional and confusing.
  • As part of the process the family is asked to sign document after document with little or no explanation of what they are or what they mean. Increasingly nursing homes have included documents limiting their access to the courts.
  • These documents are called Arbitration Clauses and does not allow your case to be heard by a jury.
  • In Pennsylvania, you do not have to sign an Arbitration Clause to have your loved one admitted to the nursing home.