Fourth Circuit Holds Estate of Assisted Living Facility Resident Required to Arbitrate Wrongful Death……

Jul 2021

In 2017, the plaintiff’s father was admitted as a resident to an assisted living facility in Greenville, South Carolina. As part of the admissions process, the plaintiff, pursuant to a durable general power of attorney, signed the residence services agreement and the attached binding arbitration agreement. A few months later, an employee at the assisted living facility administered incorrect medication to the plaintiff’s father, which ultimately led to his death……

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