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Legal Judo in the Nursing Home Case

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Date Published

May 13, 2020


Virginia Trial Lawyers Association


nursing home litigation, Tort Law


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Topics covered are some of the more challenging issues facing the nursing home plaintiff’s bar: • Use the process for using the Virginia Consumer Protection Act to add teeth to your Assisted Living Claims. • When and how to counsel your client regarding obtaining an autopsy. • Dealing with the self-serving death certificates completed by a doctor affiliated with the nursing home. • How to defeat arbitration considering the recent legal landscape changes.

Recorded live on May 13, 2020.

This program is open to VTLA members only. Due to the nature of this program, plaintiff certification is required.

Credit is available thru Oct. 31, 2021.

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Lisa D. Barnett

Lisa Barnett is a senior attorney with Shevlin Smith. She specializes in handling plaintiff's cases in the area of medical... Read More

Jeffrey J. Downey

Attorney Jeffrey Downey is an established, well-respected trial attorney with more than 27 years of experience. Throughout... Read More

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Program Titles and Supporting Materials

This program contains the following components:

Legal Judo in the Nursing Home Case
Legal Judo in the Nursing Home Case - Materials
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