Home Healthcare Litigation: Injuries, Malpractice, and Other Tort Claims
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will enable medical malpractice and personal injury trial attorneys to take an active role in addressing the disturbing trend of malpractice, injuries, and other damages caused by trusted people in the homes of the sick and the aged. Home healthcare workers have been alleged to neglect, mistreat, overbill, and steal from their patients.
- Home healthcare
- As distinct from a nursing home or facility
- As distinct from home care services
- Different types of providers
- Application of medical malpractice principles
- Doctor involvement
- Nurse malpractice
- Related--corporate defendants
- Other causes of action
- Negligent retention
- Infliction of emotional distress
- Financial claims (fraud, etc.)
The panel will review these and other issues:
- What is the nature of the home healthcare industry?
- What is the prevalence of patient-related issues in the industry?
- Who can be sued for wrongful acts?
- What claims can be brought?
Kathy Jo Cook
KJC Law Firm
Ms. Cook represents people who have been injured and people and businesses that have suffered an economic loss. This... | Read More
Ms. Cook represents people who have been injured and people and businesses that have suffered an economic loss. This includes individuals who have been injured in a car crash, on a construction site, or by a doctor, nurse or lawyer. This also includes individuals and businesses which have been harmed by another as a result of unfair business practices or discrimination in employment.Close
Jerome T. Levy
Mr. Levy has conducted a wide range of administrative negotiations and civil litigation on behalf of healthcare... | Read More
Mr. Levy has conducted a wide range of administrative negotiations and civil litigation on behalf of healthcare providers with state and federal regulatory authorities. He negotiates and prepares agreements and other documents related to mergers and acquisitions and other transfers of ownership and also handles licensure applications for new operators, professional discipline matters and new construction for all types of healthcare facilities, including regulatory approvals and financing. Mr. Levy represents hospitals, nursing homes, diagnostic and treatment centers, adult living providers, private practice physicians, physician and dental practice management companies, and other health care providers in all phases of their operations.Close