Nursing Home Injury Litigation: Common Claims, Medical Records, and Damages Assessment
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video 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 from 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 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?
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
Mr. Conley has significant experience in litigation in a variety of areas with an emphasis in health care litigation involving hospitals, long-term care facilities, physicians, nurses and other health care providers. He also is experienced in health care regulatory matters, including issues involving federal and state regulations and licensing, survey and certification.Close
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
Ms. Delaney plays a key role in a number of complex medical malpractice, nursing home, wrongful death and personal injury matters. She is involved in all steps of the litigation process, including case intake, drafting and filing complaints, and taking depositions. Currently, Ms. Delaney is working on a variety of cases, including a birth injury/medical malpractice case, a hospital fall lawsuit, and many nursing home negligence cases.Close
With over $45 million in settlements and verdicts since 2003, Mr. Morris has handled a number of high-profile... | Read More
With over $45 million in settlements and verdicts since 2003, Mr. Morris has handled a number of high-profile cases for clients in Tennessee and across the south involving wrongful death and catastrophic personal injury. He has obtained for clients 11 separate seven-figure settlements, 15 separate settlements over $700,000, and recently obtained a $900,000 verdict for the family of a woman neglected at a Memphis-area nursing home in December, 2009. Nursing abuse and neglect cases represented include injury, preventable falls, dehydration, food poisoning, bed sores, sexual molestation and rape, chemical restraints, and wrongful death.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