January 23, 2012 – Tampa, Florida – Andy McCumber, Managing Shareholder in the Tampa office of McCumber Daniels, co-presented a webinar with Beth Vecchioli of Carlton Fields titled, “The Future of Arbitration Agreements in Florida’s Long-Term Care Communities” to members of LeadingAge Florida (formally FAHSA).
The webinar covered the recent opinions issued by the Florida Supreme Court on arbitration agreements in long-term care and provided an overview of the impacts these changes in arbitration law will have on long-term care facilities and the residents they serve. Mr. McCumber also discussed the procedural and substantive rights of parties who agree to resolve future disputes by arbitration as provided by the Federal Arbitration Act (“FAA”) and the Florida Arbitration Code (“FAC”).
Andrew R. McCumber is the managing shareholder of McCumber Daniels, a civil litigation and appellate firm, with offices in Tampa, Florida and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is an “AV” rated, experienced trial lawyer focusing his practice on long-term care defense, medical malpractice defense and general liability insurance defense. Aside from his service to the Florida Assisted Living Association, Mr. McCumber is a member of the Core Committee of the Legal Committee for LeadingAge (formally known as the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging) and serves as Tort Counsel to FHCA and is a member on FHCA’s Legislative Committee. He was a defense attorney advisor to Florida Lt. Governor Frank Brogan's Task Force on the Availability and Affordability of Long-Term Care and Lead Draftsman for providers in the reforms contained in SB 1202. Mr. McCumber was recently recognized as a Florida Super Lawyer in 2011 and a Best Lawyer in America in 2012.
For more information on this topic or to receive a copy of the presentation, please contact Andy McCumber at email@example.com.