Editor's Note :

Editor's Note :

The court will release orders from the March 16 conference on Monday at 9:30 a.m. There is a possibility of opinions on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Monday the court hears oral argument in Sveen v. Melin. Amy Howe has our preview.

Marmet Health Care Center, Inc. v. Brown

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11-391 W. Va. S. Ct. Not Argued Feb 21, 2012 n/a Per Curiam OT 2011

Holding: West Virgina's categorical prohibition of pre-dispute agreements to arbitrate personal-injury or wrongful-death claims against nursing homes is contrary to the terms and coverage of the FAA.

Judgment: Vacated and remanded in a per curiam opinion on February 21, 2012.

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