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October 3, 2012
Donna Franks v. Gary John Bowers, M.D.
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Ms. Franks brought a medical malpractice and wrongful death lawsuit against Dr. Bowers after the death of her husband. Dr. Bowers argued Mr. Franks had signed an arbitration agreement when he first sought medical care. The trial court ordered arbitration and the First District Court of Appeal upheld that ruling.