NJ Court To Mull Whether CFA Applies To Nursing Homes

Law360, New York (November 1, 2012, 9:38 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Supreme Court is poised to weigh whether an exception to the state's Consumer Fraud Act for highly regulated professionals means the law doesn't apply to nursing homes.

In a decision posted Thursday, the state's high court granted certification to a woman who has claimed an admission agreement for the Manahawkin Convalescent Center, where her mother was a patient, violated various laws because it held her personally financially liable for her mother's debt.

Affirming the dismissal of her claims against the nursing home, an...
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