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Winning Strategies for Nursing Home Cases

October 16, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 11:40 am

Available by WEBCAST only

3 MCLE Credit Hours

Speakers:

Perry G. Shuttlesworth, Jr.
Shuttlesworth Law Firm PC, Birmingham

Daniel Wolter
Daniel Wolter Law Firm LLC, Birmingham

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The program will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 11:40 a.m., with a 10 minute break mid-morning.

I. Case Selection

  • Obtaining Medical Records and Nursing Home Chart
  • Obtaining Surveys
  • Common Injuries Resulting from Neglect

II. Filing Suit

  • Identifying Parties
  • Pleading Requirements
  • Paper Discovery—What to Request
  • Arbitration vs. Circuit Court

III. Applicable Law

  • State and Federal Nursing Facility Regulations
  • Alabama Medical Liability Act

IV. Discovery

  • Understanding Nursing Home Charts
  • Depositions
  • Practical Considerations—Streamlining Discovery
  • Theories of Liability

V. Case Resolution

  • Mediation/Settlement
  • Arbitration Hearing/Trial

VI. Impact of Pandemic