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Administrative: Nursing Home Abuse – Employee Disqualification List – Expert Testimony

Stone v. Department of Health and Senior Services (MLW No. 61091/Case No. WD71813 – 7 pages) (Missouri Court of Appeals, Western District, Newton, J.) Where a nurse was placed on the employee disqualification list for 18 months after the Department ...

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Administrative: Civil Monetary Penalty – Judicial Review – Nursing Home Violation

Grace Healthcare of Benton v. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (MLW No. 59984/Case No. 08-3218 – 15 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Loken, C.J.) Where a nursing home sought judicial review of a civil monetary penalty ...

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KC doctors cleared of negligence in death

A jury in Wyandotte County, Kan., returned a verdict in favor of two doctors at a Kansas City hospital. Plaintiffs alleged negligence and miscommunication during a patient’s hospital discharge led to a fatal overdose. Mimie Wallace had been taking Mevacor, ...

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Arbitration

  Where a daughter signed an arbitration agreement on behalf of her mother who was moving into a nursing home, the arbitration agreement did not prevent the woman’s son or daughter, who signed the agreement pursuant to a power of ...

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