Nursing Home Troubles

Sunenblick, Jesse
May 2000
Consumers' Research Magazine;May2000, Vol. 83 Issue 5, p38
Explains why nursing homes in the United States are having trouble getting liability insurance. Increase in medical malpractice lawsuits; Practice of insurers; Problem with the legal system in Florida.


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