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Dec 15, 2014

Who to Depose in a Nursing Home Negligence Case

2019-06-11T07:06:23-05:00Categories: Nursing Home Law|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Depositions are a crucial aspect of a nursing home negligence claim. Depositions provide an opportunity to test and probe the nursing home’s sworn explanation of the circumstances leading to the injury. Depositions also lock staff and administrators into a position on a topic, thus providing impeachment material if the witness seeks to change his or [...]

Oct 15, 2014

Responding to Defendant’s Delay Tactics in Nursing Home Litigation

2019-06-11T07:06:25-05:00Categories: Nursing Home Law|Tags: , , , , , |

Nursing home cases are a lengthy process even when both parties cooperate.  This is because nursing home cases usually consists of thousands of pages of documents and medical records that each party must review, and then conduct numerous depositions. Too often the nursing home’s litigation strategy is simply one of delay. When this happens, it is important [...]

Oct 01, 2014

Request for Production of Records

2019-06-11T07:06:25-05:00Categories: Nursing Home Law|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Access to the proper records and documentation is key to any claim of nursing negligence. State and federal court rules of civil procedure allow plaintiffs to issue a Request for Production of Records after they file their Petition for Damages. Doing so allows the plaintiff to access documents he or she may not already possess. [...]