Nursing Home Injury Litigation: Common Claims, Medical Records, and Damages Assessment
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
The CLE course will guide medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys who litigate 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
- Corporate involvement
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?
Levin & Perconti
Ms. Ayllon has worked on an array of cases, including a defamation lawsuit, a case involving a mental-health patient... | Read More
Ms. Ayllon has worked on an array of cases, including a defamation lawsuit, a case involving a mental-health patient who was negligently discharged from a hospital and later jumped from her balcony and eventually died, and several other elder abuse, nursing home and medical malpractice cases.Close
Bryan A. Ruggiero
Levin & Perconti
As a law clerk for Levin & Perconti, Mr. Ruggiero closely assisted attorneys during depositions and trials,... | Read More
As a law clerk for Levin & Perconti, Mr. Ruggiero closely assisted attorneys during depositions and trials, frequently managing deposition preparation of expert physician and nurse witnesses. He was also responsible for drafting settlement demand letters, pleadings, mediation submissions, pre-trial memoranda, and other substantive motions, including an appellate brief for a medical malpractice case involving challenges to the validity of expert testimony.Close