Practical Tips and Techniques for Building Your Case
Falls among the hospitalized or elderly often entail significant injuries. When falls are the result of nursing home or hospital staff and administration negligence, those injuries can entail significant damages. In this program, seasoned faculty will show you how to expertly apply law and legal strategy to nursing home fall cases. From investigation to depositions to negotiations and more, get the skills you need to work your way to a favorable resolution. Register today!
Determine liability by applying the latest regulations and standards of care.
Develop an eye for red flags in nursing home records.
Get the answers you need with tailored deposition questions.
Know what to expect when taking the fall injury case all the way to trial.
Hear the latest insights and best practices for handling Medicare liens and set asides.
Who Should Attend
This program is designed for attorneys. Insurance professionals and paralegals may also benefit.
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Medical Expert, Staff, and Corporate Representative Depositions: Questions They Don't Want You to Ask
Discovery and Trial Tactics: Plaintiff vs. Defense Perspectives
ANDREW D. GROSS is an attorney with the Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm. He focuses on medical malpractice cases, nursing home abuse and neglect cases, civil rights actions, and trucking and bus collision cases. Mr. Gross is dedicated to assisting his clients navigate complex legal and medical issues. He earned his J.D. degree, magna cum laude, from the University of Minnesota School of Law. In law school, he led Minnesota’s Jessup International Moot Court team to the international competition rounds. Mr. Gross remains active with Minnesota’s Jessup team. After graduating from law school, he clerked with the Honorable John B. Van de North, Jr., where he participated in numerous personal injury jury trials and was actively involved in handling clergy sex abuse cases.
JOEL E. SMITH is an attorney with Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm. He is active in the Minnesota Association for Justice (MAJ, formerly known as the Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association). He currently serves on MAJ's Board of Directors. He has served as the chairperson of MAJ's Nursing Home Litigation Committee. Mr. Smith also is active in the Minnesota State Bar Association (currently serving on its Governing Council for the Elder Law Section) and has served as the co-chairperson for the MSBA's Vulnerable Adults Committee. He is a Leadership Forum member of the American Association for Justice (AAJ, formerly known as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America), and is actively involved in AAJ's Nursing Home Litigation Group. Mr. Smith is a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum. He also served for several years on the Board of Directors for the Elder Care Rights Alliance (a Minnesota non-profit organization that advocates for the rights and safety of the elderly, now part of the Tubman organization). He is a co-author of Thompson-West Publication's Tort Litigation chapter on Nursing Home Litigation. Mr. Smith is a graduate of St. John's University (Collegeville, Minnesota) and the University of Minnesota Law School.
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