Disgraceful: Trump Admin. Set To Ban People From Suing Nursing Homes For Elder Abuse

Just when you thought the deplorable Trump administration couldn’t sink even lower into the depths of depravity and indifference in which they seem to flourish, they are set to do away with an Obama-era rule forbidding nursing homes that take Medicare or Medicaid from including in their resident contracts language that forbids residents and their families from suing the facilities for abuse, neglect, or sexual assault.

According to The Hill, consumer advocacy groups are trying to convince the Trump administration against eliminating the rule.

“When you are trying to get someone in a nursing home, often time it’s stressful or an emotional time. Often times loved ones can’t take care of themselves, so for a nursing home to say in order to get in you have to waive your right is shameful,” said Remington Gregg, counsel for civil justice and consumer rights at Public Citizen, about the disgraceful move by the Trump administration.

The parasites at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, of course, support overturning the rule.

“For many individual disputes, litigation in court is simply impractical. Litigation in court is procedurally complex, which means that non-lawyers need legal representation to have any hope of successfully navigating the system,” the chamber told The Hill.

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