Memory Care Liability Claims: Litigating Proper Staffing and Supervision for Alzheimers and Dementia Residents
Misdiagnosis, Failure to Screen for a Higher Level of Care, Understaffing, Inadequate Care Management, and More
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will help prepare medical malpractice and personal injury lawyers to litigate and resolve burgeoning memory care liability claims asserted against senior living facilities. The panel will discuss the memory care market, why a specialized approach is needed, standards of care, laws and regulations, common injuries, discovery and evidentiary issues, and damages and insurance.
- Overview of memory care market
- How memory care treatment differs from treatment in a nursing home
- Types of injuries alleged
- Claims and theories of liability
- The role of arbitration in memory care litigation
- Damages and the role of insurance in memory care litigation
The panel will review these and other critical issues:
- Are there local or national industry standards for memory care programs or professionals?
- Can a person with dementia still have legal capacity?
Monica C. Fillmore
Ms. Fillmore is a skilled litigator who represents healthcare providers and institutions in long-term care, medical... | Read More
Ms. Fillmore is a skilled litigator who represents healthcare providers and institutions in long-term care, medical malpractice, and dental malpractice matters. She also has experience successfully representing her clients throughout professional board proceedings and in personal injury cases.Close
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith
Ms. Valentino is a member of the firm’s Long-Term Care and Elder Law, Healthcare, and Medical Malpractice... | Read More
Ms. Valentino is a member of the firm’s Long-Term Care and Elder Law, Healthcare, and Medical Malpractice Practices. She has engaged in numerous arbitrations and mediations and successfully tried to verdict multiple medical malpractice cases on behalf of physicians, nurses and hospitals, long-term care facilities and its employees. Ms. Valentino is the past President of the Women’s Bar Association of Illinois.Close