Nursing Home Injury Litigation: Common Claims, Medical Records, and Damages Assessment
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
The CLE webinar will provide guidance to medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys for litigating cases against nursing homes arising from residents’ injuries. The panel will review the laws and regulations governing nursing homes, common types of injuries suffered by residents, how to handle medical records and other discovery issues unique to these cases, and damages assessment and valuation.
- Relevant laws and regulations
- Common types of injuries
- Discovery issues
- Reviewing medical records
- Assessing damages
- Punitive damages
- Corporate neglect
- Pierce the corporate veil litigation
The panel will review these and other key issues:
- What are the key steps to develop or defend against a claim involving injury to a nursing home resident?
- What evidentiary and discovery challenges are present in nursing home injury claims—and how can counsel best address them?
- What is the role of pain and suffering claims in the assessment of damages?
Mark R. Kosieradzki
Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm
Mr. Kosieradzki represents those who have been seriously injured or their relatives in cases involving catastrophic... | Read More
Mr. Kosieradzki represents those who have been seriously injured or their relatives in cases involving catastrophic injury, including nursing home abuse, sexual assault, medical malpractice, products liability, and vehicle crashes, among others. He is a past president of the Minnesota Association for Justice, the Association of Trial Lawyers of America Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice (AAJ, formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America), and is a past Chairperson of the AAJ Nursing Home Litigation Group.Close
Margaret Battersby Black
Levin & Perconti
Ms. Black has played a key role in a number of nursing home and medical malpractice cases. She is well-known for her... | Read More
Ms. Black has played a key role in a number of nursing home and medical malpractice cases. She is well-known for her work on behalf of individuals and families in lawsuits involving nursing home abuse and negligence. Among Ms. Black’s most notable results are a $1.035 million settlement in a nursing home medication error lawsuit, two significant settlements of nursing home pressure sore lawsuits, and a $500 million settlement in a nursing home fall lawsuit. She is a frequent speaker on nursing home litigation.Close