Tag Archives: Judge Michael T. Garrett

Wrongful death claim goes to court, not arbitration (access required)

In denying defendants’ motion to compel arbitration of a wrongful death claim relating to a nursing home patient, the court said it was not clear whether the deceased’s son signed the agreement as power-of-attorney and, in any event, the arbitration ...

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Arbitration denied in nursing home death case (access required)


As a federal plan to address nursing home arbitration contracts remains stalled, the arbitration battle continues in Virginia courtrooms. A Nelson County circuit judge used a two-pronged analysis in June to deny arbitration in a wrongful death case, pointing to a ...

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