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Litigation Against Nursing Homes/ALFs Following the COVID-19 Pandemic: Three Things to Do Now to Prepare

Date: May 22, 2020

Time: 12:00PM - 01:00PM

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As some states begin to reopen, senior living providers are beginning a new phase of this pandemic: widespread litigation. The media continues to focus senior living communities, implying a connection between loss of life and quality of care. Many in the media are ignoring the disparate impact that the virus has on those with chronic medical conditions, the limitations created by the lack of widespread testing, and how the early federal response limited the options available to senior living operators to change outcomes.

This session will focus on the three most important things providers and their counsel need to do over the next 90 days to prepare for the next wave of litigation. We will cover the practical effect of state and federal immunity provisions and the need for a uniform response; review the current legal environment, including the new lawsuits filed against senior living providers; and discuss the need to document the pandemic experience now.

Who Should Attend

  • Attorneys who defend nursing homes and senior living providers
  • Insurance claims and underwriting professional, actuaries, and risk managers
  • Executive Directors, administrators and clinical leadership
  • Investors

What You Will Learn

  • What states have provisions that address immunity for nursing homes and senior living providers
  • The applicability of the PREP Act to nursing homes and senior living providers
  • The limitations on the current liability protections for nursing homes and senior living providers
  • The types of lawsuits currently pending and those we expect to see against nursing homes and senior living providers, and strategies for improved defensibility and documentation

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Tags: Covid-19