Nursing Home Fall Injuries: Litigating the Adequacy of Fall Assessments and Protocol Implementation
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will prepare personal injury lawyers to litigate nursing home fall claims. The panel will review applicable regulations, fall assessment requirements and protocols, the importance of medical records review, and more.
- Common causes of nursing home falls
- Theories of liability
- Overview of applicable federal regulations
- Comprehensive fall assessment and fall protocols
- The Morse scale
- Mobility algorithm
- Discovery considerations
- Medical records review
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What does a comprehensive fall assessment and proper fall protocol look like?
- What tools can be used to assess and prevent nursing home falls?
- What documents are properly discoverable in nursing home cases?
- What are the most common defenses to nursing home fall cases?
Michael J. Brevda, Esq.
Senior Justice Law Firm
Mr. Brevda is the managing partner at Senior Justice Law Firm and specializes in nursing home negligence cases.| Read More
Mr. Brevda is the managing partner at Senior Justice Law Firm and specializes in nursing home negligence cases.Close
Mr. Corkery’s practice primarily focuses on transportation law, medical malpractice and other types of... | Read More
Mr. Corkery’s practice primarily focuses on transportation law, medical malpractice and other types of litigation. He has significant trial experience in Illinois and Missouri State Courts and Illinois Federal Courts. Mr. Corkery attended the National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel Trial College. While in law school, he served as an intern clerk for Judge Lawrence Mooney of the Eastern District Court of Appeals of Missouri. He is licensed in Illinois and Missouri.Close
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