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Program Overview

When a hospital, (or other healthcare facility), employee is accused of a criminal act, be it sexual assault or physical abuse, plaintiff’s attorneys will almost always attempt to formulate a theory of liability against the hospital in order name the deep pocketed employer as a defendant. This webinar will discuss the common scenarios which occur in a hospital that can give rise to such claims. It will also discuss steps that hospitals can take in order to avoid being vulnerable to such claims, how to investigate the claims, and how to challenge the claims legally.

Who Should Attend

  • Defense Counsel
  • Healthcare practitioners
  • Hospital Risk Managers
  • Claims Attorneys/Adjusters

What You Will Learn

  • Typical Incidents that give rise to such claims.
  • Best practices to employ in order to prevent such a claims.
  • How to properly investigate the claim immediately after the incident occurs.
  • Legal strategies to employ in defense of such claims.


Sean B. MaraynesSean B. Maraynes is a trial attorney, based in the White Plains office of Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker, who specializes in the defense of medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury claims. Before joining Wilson Elser, Sean was an Assistant District Attorney in the Bronx, New York, where he prosecuted an array of cases ranging from vehicular offenses to homicides.

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