California Supreme Court Watch

Nov 16, 2022
Harrod v. Country Oaks Partners, S276545.

#22-289 Harrod v. Country Oaks Partners, LLC, S276545. (B312967; 82 Cal.App.5th 365; Los Angeles County Superior Court; 20STCV26536.) Petition for review after the Court of Appeal affirmed an order denying a petition to compel arbitration in a civil action. This case presents the following issue: Does an agent operating under an advance health care directive and power of attorney for health care decisions have the authority to enter into an arbitration agreement with a nursing facility on behalf of the principal?

Petition for review granted: 11/16/2022

Case fully briefed: 5/05/2023

Cause argued and submitted: 1/04/2024

See the Court of Appeal Opinion.

See the Petition for Review.

See the Oral Argument.