• When Eviction Becomes Necessary
  • March 8, 2005 | Authors: Marc L. Peterzell; Richard E. Gardner
  • Law Firm: Arnall Golden Gregory LLP - Atlanta Office
  • THE INVOLUNTARY DISCHARGE OF a nursing facility patient can be a traumatic experience, not only for the patient, but for the facility as well. After all, the facility is in business to provide necessary care and services to its patients, not to have them evicted against their will. Nevertheless, the involuntary discharge of a patient can become a necessary action for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is a threat to the health and safety of others in the facility.