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Illinois Court Says Nursing Home Lawsuit Wrongly Sent to Arbitration

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By Jonathan Capriel (October 1, 2021, 7:00 p.m. EDT) – An Illinois state appeals court has revived a lawsuit alleging that a long-term living facility, one of its nurses, and her Chicago-based parent company are responsible for a former hip fracture of a resident, ruling that there remains a question whether the patient was competent enough to sign an arbitration agreement.

A three-judge panel on Thursday overturned a Cook County court decision to refer arbitration claims filed by Antwine Kizart, who alleges years of abuse at Heather Health Care Center Inc. , which is operated by Alden Management Services. He says he needed hip surgery after a fall in 2018 in …

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