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Nursing Home Litigation: Opening Statements and Closing Arguments

Litigation Packet: Document Details

Packet Name: Nursing Home Litigation: Opening Statements and Closing Arguments

Updated Date: 12/31/2013 | Created Date: 4/13/2011 | Number of Pages: 2033
Summary of Packet:
  • Opening statements and closing arguments from some of the top nursing home neglect cases provide a unique view into trial strategies and what motivates a jury
  • Cases address common claims including pressure sores, inadequate staffing, malnutrition, dehydration, abuse by staff, and medication errors
  • Tactics and strategies for overcoming common hurdles in nursing home cases including preexisting conditions, short life expectancy, spoliation, and a plaintiff resident who remains in the defendant facility
  • Additional case materials include case summaries, complaints, judgments, and verdict forms
  • AAJ Education speaker papers addressing openings and closing generally, nursing home cases specifically, and even punitive damages
  • [Deposition summary accompanies each deposition transcript]
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