Nursing Home Litigation

Nursing Home Litigation

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Each chapter in this highly praised book has been revised and updated while new chapters have been added to expand upon even more issues in nursing home litigation. Nursing Home Litigation: Investigation and Case Preparation was written as a reference for attorneys representing either plaintiffs or defendants, with perspectives from experienced attorneys, physicians, nursing consultants, a pharmacist, and nursing home specialists.The book has been organized into four specialized sections. Part One discusses legal strategies you can utilize during the investigation and pretrial of a nursing home case. Part Two explains the liability issues that may arrise in a nursing home setting and among its staff. Part Three describes common allegations that occur in a nursing home case such as falls, skin trauma, infections and more. Part Four provides tips for the defense with information on defense stategies and what nursing homes can do to prevent injuries. This comprehensive text is a legal and medical reference that no attorney or expert involved in a nursing home case can be without. New chapters include: Investigation and pretrial preparation of assisted living cases Nursing home liability and consequences Tampering with medical records Medical defense Defense attorney Claims adjuster Infections Skin trauma Falls(reporting number of residents needing assistance with activities of daily living increased from 72 percent in 1987 to 83 percent in 1996). 59. ... See LONG TERM CARE COMPLIANCE RESOURCE MANUAL 4:4 (Jennifer C. Forsyth et al. eds., 2000) [hereinafter LONG TERM ... See Janine Fiesta, LEGAL IMPLICATIONS IN LONG-TERM CARE 50 (1997); George D. Pozgar, LONG- TERM CARE AND THEanbsp;...

Title:Nursing Home Litigation
Author:Patricia W. Iyer
Publisher:Lawyers & Judges Publishing Company - 2006


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