By Y. Peter Kang and Abraham Moussako (May 15, 2017, 10:35 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday that the Kentucky high court's refusal to send to arbitration a wrongful death suit filed against a nursing home ran afoul of the Federal Arbitration Act, saying the state justices' ruling was tailored to "black swan" contracts and arbitrations.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 7-1 on Monday that Kentucky's highest court was wrong to deny arbitration in a wrongful death case. (Law360) By a 7-1 vote, the federal justices sided with Kindred Nursing Centers LP in a wrongful death case in which Kentucky's arbitration-averse high court had said a state-law contract rule required individuals with...
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