“Client Alert: S.C. Supreme Court finds Arbitration Agreement Executed by POA Unenforceable”

G.P. Diminich, Laura Johnson Evans, Mary B. Ramsay and Lisa T. Thomas of Shumaker Loop & Kendrick have this article in Lexology, discussing the South Carolina Supreme Court’s decision in Arrendondo v. SNH SE Ashley River Tenant, LLC, holding that an arbitration agreement with an assisted-living facility signed by the attorney-in-fact/agent of a resident of the facility was unenforceable because the power of attorney was not sufficiently broad to empower its holder to agree to arbitration.

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