Nursing home litigation is now widely recognized as one of the fastest-growing areas of health care litigation. An aging population, expanded government programs, a growing awareness of the potential rewards for litigation, and increased public attention have all contributed to the growth of litigation in this field. Today, billions of dollars are exchanged in the form of settlements and awards. Recent landmark cases are establishing new methods for determining liability and raising the stakes for awarding sizeable punitive damages. Explore an analysis of these decisions, their impact on the practice, and how you, as counsel, can prepare to use the changing landscape to benefit your clients.
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