Nursing Home College: Depositions

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Nursing Home College: Depositions  

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May 10, 2012 - May 11, 2012
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Presented with AAJ's
Nursing Home Litigation Group

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Thursday, May 10, 2012

Morning Theme:  Common Problems in Nursing Home Cases
Neutralize common problems through defense witnesses, Director of Nursing, Nursing Administrator, and Charge nurses.

Common Problems in Nursing Home Cases
Steven M. Levin, IL
Michael F. Bonamarte, IV, IL

Structuring Questions
David R. Cohen, NJ

Workshop on Neutralizing Common Problems

Networking Lunch and Meet the Sponsor, CFO Network

Afternoon Theme:  Proving the Corporate Systemic Negligence Claim
Proving the corporate negligence claim through fact witnesses:  understaffing, lack of training, lack of equipment, assessment versus information gathering, supervision, and training.  Learn strategies for sequencing, effectively using exhaustion strategies, restating and summarizing, and boxing-in witnesses.

Building a Systemic Elder Neglect and Abuse Case Through      Defense Witnesses 
Lesley Ann Clement, CA

What Are the Rules?
Martin S. Kardon, PA    

Workshops on Depositions in Systemic Neglect Cases

Networking Reception
 
Friday, May 11, 2012

Morning Theme:  The Corporate Designee: 30(b)(6)
Discovering and locking in corporate structure, documents, and case-critical facts.  Learn how to craft airtight designation notices and how to lay the foundation for a motion to compel.

Understanding 30(b)(6) Depositions:  Creating the Battle Plan
Mark R. Kosieradzki, MN

Workshops on Deposing the Corporate Designee:  Crafting Matters of Inquiry and Establishing Foundation

Public Policy Update and Networking Lunch 
Susan Steinman

Afternoon Theme:   Defending By Preparation

Group Work Session:  Witness Preparation
Katherine James, CA                                                

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