Claims Against Long-Term Care Facilities: Negligence, Damages, and Individual Criminal Liability
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide elder law counsel in pursuing and defending claims against long-term care facilities and related service providers. The panel will discuss federal and state regulations, standards of care, service provider negligence, damages, recent cases and enforcement actions, and potential criminal liability.
- Governing laws, regulations, and oversight
- Standard of care requirements for long-term care facilities
- Key considerations and mishaps to avoid in the pursuit of claims against long-term care facilities
- Gathering supporting documentation
- Settlement options and negotiation strategies
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the governing laws and regulations applicable to long-term care facilities?
- What oversight organizations exist, and what are their essential functions?
- What are the standard of care requirements for long-term care facilities?
- What are the potential causes of action for noncompliance?
- What are considerations and pitfalls in pursuing claims against a long-term care facility or service provider?
- What are the potential challenges in gathering the required supporting documentation?
- Who could be subject to potential criminal prosecution?
- What are the critical considerations in negotiating settlements?
Sean P. O’Mahoney
Mr. O’Mahoney is a Member at Burns White, and is located in the firm’s Philadelphia office. He is... | Read More
Mr. O’Mahoney is a Member at Burns White, and is located in the firm’s Philadelphia office. He is experienced in handling complex litigation matters in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Mr. O’Mahoney focuses his practice on defending healthcare providers and medical professionals against professional and general liability matters.Close
Andrew J. Thut
Levin & Perconti
Mr. Thut plays a key role in a number of complex medical malpractice, nursing home, wrongful... | Read More
Mr. Thut plays a key role in a number of complex medical malpractice, nursing home, wrongful death and personal injury matters, from the outset of the case through trial. In 2015, He helped obtain an $801,000 jury verdict on behalf of a family of a nursing home resident who suffered a hip fracture and developed a pressure ulcer. In 2017, Mr. Thut obtained a $2.77 million jury verdict on behalf of a family of a nursing home resident who fell and sustained a traumatic brain injury.Close