When you or your loved one requires medical care, it is a stressful and emotional time. Even if not an emergency situation, it is not uncommon to experience panic, anxiety and fear. As a patient or representative, part of the process will undoubtedly involve filling out hospital admission forms. But how carefully do you read what you sign? Could you unknowingly sign away your or your loved one’s right to a jury trial in the event that the hospital negligently causes injury?