BOISE, Idaho – A federal judge in Idaho on June 24 denied a motion to compel arbitration of a nursing home wrongful death cause of action, saying the arbitration agreement signed by the son of the deceased facility resident as a “responsible party” did not bind the son and any of his personal claims against the facility (Eric Strickholm v. The Evangelical Lutheran Good Samaritan Society, d/b/a Good Samaritan Society – Idaho Falls Village, No. 4:11cv00059, D. Idaho; 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 68237).
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