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Nursing Home Injury Litigation: Common Claims, Medical Records, and Damages Assessment

Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A

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Conducted on Tuesday, October 18, 2022

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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 from residents, how to handle medical records and other discovery issues unique to these cases, and damages assessment and valuation.


Counsel bringing nursing home injury claims must understand the statutory, regulatory, and established common law standards of care applicable to nursing home residents and governing patient care.

The most common nursing home injuries--pressure sores, severe malnutrition or dehydration, physical and chemical restraints, elopement, falls, improper medication, and abuse--involve different approaches. Medical records, discovery, and damage assessment present unique challenges to counsel.

Listen as our authoritative panel of practitioners provides an overview of nursing home laws and regulations, discusses common types of injuries, covers how to handle medical records and other discovery issues unique to these cases, and reviews how to assess damages.



  1. Relevant laws and regulations
  2. Common types of injuries
  3. Discovery issues
  4. Reviewing medical records
  5. Assessing damages
  6. Corporate involvement


The panel will review these and other key issues:

  • What are the key steps to develop 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?


Conley, Craig
Craig C. Conley

Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz

Mr. Conley has significant experience in litigation in a variety of areas with an emphasis in health care litigation...  |  Read More

Delaney, Jaime
Jaime Koziol Delaney

Levin & Perconti

Ms. Delaney plays a key role in a number of complex medical malpractice, nursing home, wrongful death and personal...  |  Read More

Morris, Parke
Parke Morris

Parke Morris

With over $45 million in settlements and verdicts since 2003, Mr. Morris has handled a number of high-profile...  |  Read More

Valentino, Karie
Karie Valentino

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

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