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Author O'Reilly, James T., 1947- author.

Title Litigating the nursing home case.

Published Chicago, Illinois : Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, 2014.
Edition Second edition / James T. O'Reilly and Katharine Van Tassel.
 Law Library - First Floor  KF3826.N8 O74 2014     AVAILABLE
Descript xix, 446 pages ; 23 cm.
Note Includes table of cases.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Understanding the nursing home environment -- Ownership and administration -- Roles and liabilities of nursing professionals -- Roles and liabilities of physicians -- Support roles of specialized units -- Facility safety issues -- Liability for neglect : skin ulcers and infection problems -- Fall-related injuries -- Liability for neglect : wandering, elopement, and escape -- Use of patient restraints -- Assault and abuse -- Liability for prescription drug problems -- Liability for food problems : malnutrition, dehydration, and choking -- Liability for infections and other injuries -- Nursing home admission and discharge -- Assembling the complaint -- Defendants -- Evaluating the potential plaintiff -- State oversight and regulation -- Attributing shared fault -- Witnesses -- Use of government survey findings -- Documentation : needs and sources -- Product-related risk issues -- Causes of action -- Damages issues -- Defenses -- Arbitration -- Motion practice -- Trial procedure issues -- Insurance -- Verdicts and settlements -- After-verdict liens and offsets.
Subject Nursing homes -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Medical personnel -- Malpractice -- United States.
Other Author Van Tassel, Katharine A., author.
American Bar Association. Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section.
ISBN 9781627223362 (pbk.)
1627223363 (pbk.)