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Standard of Care Requirements, Nursing Home Charts, Depositions and More
You cannot prove a case without evidence. For high-stakes nursing home cases, you need a strong grasp of nursing home regulations, records and deposition techniques in order to find crucial evidence. Are you leaving no stone unturned? In this focused program, seasoned faculty will show you how to get the proof you need and navigate the obstacle course of evidentiary rules to get it admitted (or keep opposing counsel's out). From nursing home charts and electronic medical records to doctor depositions and more, get all the evidence you need to support your case. Register today!
This program is designed for attorneys. Insurance professionals, nursing home administrators and paralegals may also benefit.
11:00 am to 6:00 pm Eastern Standard Time
Presenters: Andrew D. Gross, Kara Rahimi and Joel E. Smith (All Topics)
including - Ethics: 1.00
This course has been approved by the Vermont Board of Mandatory Continuing Legal Education for 6.0 hours of credit, including 1.0 hour of ethics.
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.
KARA RAHIMI is an attorney with the Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm. She uses her thorough knowledge of the law and strong analytical skills to advocate on her clients’ behalf in the areas of personal injuries and professional malpractice. She is licensed to practice law in Minnesota, as well as before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota. Ms. Rahimi is a member of the Minnesota State Bar Association, the Minnesota Association of Justice (formerly known as the Minnesota Trial Lawyers Association), the American Association of Justice (AAJ, formerly known at the Association of Trial Lawyers of America), and is a member of AAJ’s Nursing Home Litigation Committee. She is published in Trial Magazine and has given numerous national presentations on using technology to conduct medical research proving damages through discovery. Ms. Rahimi earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in American Indian studies from the University of Minnesota and her J.D. degree, cum laude, from Hamline University School of Law, where she served as an associate editor on the Law Review.
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.
$329 / Each Additional