Phillips Murrah Director Bob Sheets featured in the media as a source in a story by Oklahoma Watch investigative journalist, M. Scott Carter.
The story, titled “Price of Admission to Nursing Homes: No Lawsuits,” is about nursing homes in Oklahoma that require arbitration agreements as part of the admission process.
From the article:
Oklahoma City attorney Robert Sheets, who specializes in business litigation, said arbitration agreements prevent most appeals from going to courts and can prove less expensive for both parties.
“The idea is to have a method of resolving disputes that is not as formal as the court and not as expensive,” he said. “The theory is there won’t be as much discovery, which can be more expensive, and once an arbitrator makes a decision, it’s usually final. There is no appeal.”
Originally published on the Oklahoma Watch website, the article was picked up by both Oklahoma metro’s daily newspapers and by the Norman-based NPR station. See below for links:
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