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Support for New Bill to Streamline Medicare Reimbursements

Imagine that you have been in a car wreck and are unable to work because of your injuries… or that you have ongoing hospital bills due to medical malpractice. You’ve done everything right. You took your case to court and won a settlement for your losses. How long do you think it might take to …

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According to Members of Congress, Peanut Corporation of America Shipped Peanut Products from its Plants to Schools, Nursing Homes and Food Processors, Even After Getting Lab Tests Showing Salmonella Contamination

Further disturbing news revealed inspections showed the company had not only several tests that showed salmonella contamination but also cockroaches, a leaky roof and filthy equipment, the FDA has said. Viewers to this HensonFuerst Nursing Home blog were alerted in January to the salmonella outbreak involving peanut butter & peanut paste shipped to nursing homes from …

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The HensonFuerst Nursing Home Litigation Team Encourages Fellow Attorneys to Show their Support for the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2009

Congressman Henry “Hank” Johnson is set to introduce the Arbitration Fairness Act of 2009 this week.  Please call your Member of Congress TODAY and ask them to be an original cosponsor of the bill.  The Arbitration Fairness Act would prohibit the enforcement of binding mandatory arbitration clauses in consumer, employment, and franchisee contracts.  Click to …

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Fairness in Nursing Home Arbitration Act bill proposed

On April 9, 2008, Senator Mel Martinez, proposed legislation that provides that a pre-dispute mandatory arbitration agreement between a long-term care facility and a resident shall not be enforceable or valid.  Such legislation is critical to protecting the legal rights of residents and their families.  This is perhaps one of the most important bills in …

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