Advocates Sue State to Stop Illegal Dumping of Nursing Home Residents

San Francisco, CA – Non-profit California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR) and three nursing home residents filed an explosive lawsuit against the California Secretary of Health and Human Services, Diana Dooley, charging that the State is willfully violating federal laws that protect against dumping nursing home residents into hospitals.

Justice Denied – NY Times Reviews Growing Number of Arbitration Horror Stories

In “Beware the Fine Print,” a searing new three-part series on the ubiquity of mandatory arbitration agreements in consumer contracts, the New York Times examined “how clauses buried in tens of millions of contracts have deprived Americans of one of their most fundamental constitutional rights: their day in court.” The series discusses how consumers and employees are often unwittingly forced to have their disputes heard by business-friendly arbitrators with no oversight from judges and courts.