Planning for Life

Nursing Home Physician Cannot be Compelled To Arbitrate Malpractice Claim

Posted by Alexandra Lowe on July 22, 2014

In a recent decision, the Appeals Court of Massachusetts, in Walker v. Collyer, 85 Mass. App. Ct. 311 (2014), holds that physician Charles Walker cannot be compelled to arbitrate a medical malpractice claim despite an arbitration agreement signed by the senior health care facility at which he treated patients.  He had not signed the agreement. 

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Topics: nursing homes

The New Elder Law: Stay-At-Home Planning

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on January 21, 2014

By Harry S. Margolis

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Topics: MassHealth planning, long-term care planning, nursing homes, MassHealth

Supreme Judicial Court Hears Oral Argument in Nursing Home Cases

Posted by Rachel Sandler on September 13, 2013

By Rebecca J. Benson

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Topics: nursing homes, Estate Planning

Should I Buy Long-Term Care Insurance?

Posted by Sarah Foster on August 7, 2013

By Sarah Foster

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Topics: long-term care insurance, nursing homes

How to Make Gifts to Grandchildren - Massachusetts

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on May 28, 2013

By Harry S. Margolis

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Topics: nursing homes, Estate Planning, Grandchildren

Should You Prepare a MassHealth Application Yourself? - Massachusetts

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on March 12, 2013

By Harry S. Margolis

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Topics: MassHealth planning, nursing homes

Pay Your Mom's Nursing Home Bill or Go to Jail - Massachusetts

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on March 5, 2013

By Harry S. Margolis

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Topics: long-term care planning, nursing homes, special needs planning, MassHealth

Nursing Home Inspect Updated - Massachusetts

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on January 15, 2013

By Harry S. Margolis

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Topics: long-term care planning, nursing homes

Nursing Home Enforces Doctrine of Necessaries -- Massachusetts

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on January 9, 2013

By Harry S. Margolis

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Topics: MassHealth planning, nursing homes

Live Up to Your Commitment to the Nursing Home, or Beware

Posted by Harry S. Margolis on October 30, 2012

By Harry S. Margolis

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Topics: long-term care planning, nursing homes

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