Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: Standing, Damages, Doctor vs. Hospital Liability
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will guide medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys in litigating wrongful death lawsuits stemming from medical malpractice. In addition to the typical standard of care and evidentiary issues, the panel will review the unique standing and damages issues at play in wrongful death cases.
- Discussion of state statutes governing wrongful death claims
- Identifying liable parties
- Who has standing to bring the wrongful death claim
- Conducting discovery and recognizing the standard of care
- Assessing damages
The panel will review these and other relevant topics:
- What are the key steps to develop or defend against a wrongful death medical malpractice lawsuit?
- What are the unique issues of standing involved in wrongful death claims?
- How are damages assessed in wrongful death claims?
Michael F. Bonamarte, IV
Levin & Perconti
Mr. Bonamarte has been advocating for the rights of the elderly who have been abused and neglected in nursing homes for... | Read More
Mr. Bonamarte has been advocating for the rights of the elderly who have been abused and neglected in nursing homes for over a decade. He has achieved numerous jury verdicts and settlements in nursing home cases in excess of a million dollars. Most recently, in November of 2017, Mr. Bonamarte obtained a $2.77 million dollar verdict in a nursing home fall case. He is a highly sought after speaker nationally and speaks regularly on the topic of deposition and trial techniques and strategies in nursing home neglect and abuse cases. He is a current officer of the American Association for Justice Nursing Home Litigation Group.Close
William D. Bonezzi
Bonezzi Switzer Polito & Hupp Co.
Mr. Bonezzi is a Shareholder as well as one of the founders of the firm. He has been a practicing attorney since 1973... | Read More
Mr. Bonezzi is a Shareholder as well as one of the founders of the firm. He has been a practicing attorney since 1973 and his legal career has been devoted to trial work. Mr. Bonezzi concentrates his practice in Medical Negligence, Long-Term Care, Product Liability, Environmental and all aspects of General Liability.Close
Stephen J. Pokiniewski, Jr.
Mr. Pokiniewski is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, as well as the American, Pennsylvania and... | Read More
Mr. Pokiniewski is a member of the Pennsylvania Bar Association, as well as the American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Associations. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and before the United States Supreme Court. Mr. Pokiniewski has written articles for legal publications and has lectured for the Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Associations concerning medical negligence issues.Close