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Philadelphia Bar Association

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Date:
Thursday, August 04, 2016

Time:
12:00 PM

Location:
Philadelphia Bar Association
11th Floor Conference Center
1101 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107

2 SUB

Registration Info:
Lunch and registration begin at 11:30 AM

Program:
12:00 PM - 2:15 PM

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THIS CLE PROGRAM

Featured Speakers:

Michael W. Bootier, Esq.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Philadelphia

Christopher J. Culleton, Esq.
Swartz Culleton PC
Newtown

Nick Jajko, Esq.
Swartz Culleton PC
Newtown

Alexis A. Langella, Esq.
Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC
Philadelphia

Nursing Home Litigation 101

CLE - Nursing Home Litigation

As the aging population in our country continues to grow at a steady pace, many of us will have family members living in nursing homes or other long-term care facilities because of their physical or mental condition.

This CLE presentation will cover the basics of nursing home litigation from both the plaintiff and defense perspective. Expert practitioners will offer guidance regarding documentation issues that are unique to nursing home litigation, common themes and defenses in typical nursing home litigation and a discussion of strategy concerning expert retention.

This program will outline the following topics:

Pre-Suit/Documentation
-- Documents to request/preserve
-- Hybrid electronic/paper charts
-- Incident reports, 24 hour reports, staffing documents
-- Admissions documents, including arbitration agreement and power of attorney
-- Powers of attorney, raising estates
Arbitration Agreements
-- Are they enforceable?
-- Authority
-- Wrongful death
Common Claims
Wound case
-- Practice standards
-- Interventions
-- Significant co-morbidities and unavoidable wounds
Fall case
-- Interventions
-- Recovery/Impact on Quality of Life
Corporate negligence
-- Staffing claims
-- State regulation regarding staffing, 2.7 PPD
Expert Retention
-- Nursing experts
-- Geriatrician
-- Specialist?
-- Economist
Distribution of funds from recovery
-- Medical and Estate liens
-- Death petitions and special needs trusts

This program will provide attendees with basic tools to successfully litigate these challenging cases.

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