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Ill. Nursing Home Negligence Suit Halted By Appeals Court

Law360, New York (November 14, 2017, 2:36 PM EST) -- An Illinois appeals court has paused a suit against a nursing home over the death of a resident who went into diabetic shock, saying a lower court erred by refusing to stay a wrongful death claim while sending related claims to arbitration.

A three-judge panel on Thursday said the lower court should not take on the suit’s wrongful death claim while its family expense and survival claims undergo compulsory arbitration to avoid reaching different conclusions about whether assisted living facility Victory Centre of River Woods LLC...
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