Thursday, March 12, 2009

Tort reform for nursing homes

For a second year in a row, nursing home owners in Tennessee are trying to get legislation enacted that would limit legal recourse for nursing home residents should they be harmed or killed. For information on last year's attempt go here. This year's bill would place an arbitrary cap on damages that victims could collect, which Tennessee's AARP and consumer groups vehemently oppose. For the full story, go here.

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