Nursing Home Abuse

Missouri Supreme Court to consider agent’s authority under a health care durable power of attorney to enter arbitration agreements

June 7, 2019

The Missouri Supreme Court will consider whether an agent with a health care durable power of attorney can agree on behalf of a patient to arbitrate any potential claims the patient may have against a nursing home. The circuit court declined to send the patient’s claims to arbitration, and the Western District affirmed. The Supreme   …read more

CVDL attorneys teach litigation course for the MO Bar.

December 20, 2017

CVDL attorneys Tim Van Ronzelen and Kari Schulte recently taught “Representing Nursing Home Residents and their Families” at the request of the Missouri Bar.  The continuing legal education course was available to attorneys of the Missouri Bar and was well-attended.  Tim and Kari have represented a number of nursing home residents and their families in   …read more