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Emerging Liability Issues for the Healthcare Industry

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Date:
Thursday, April 26, 2018
Time:
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time
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NYSBA Member: $135
General Practice Section Member: $110
Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $135
Non-Member: $235

Emerging Liability Issues for the Health Care Industry

This half-day practical seminar will familiarize you with many of New York’s laws regulating claims against health care facilities and will help you develop the skills necessary to prepare and review the claim, navigate discovery, and advocate through arbitration or in court.

Who Should Attend: Attorneys who represent healthcare facilities, especially nursing homes; attorneys representing patients of residential healthcare facilities; attorneys interested in the burgeoning field of healthcare liability. 

Sponsors: 
Health Law Section
Torts, Insurance and Compensation Law Section
Committee on Continuing Legal Education  

Thursday, April 26, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Live Program & Webcast

New York State Society of CPA's
14 Wall Street, 19th Floor
New York, NY 10005

3.0 MCLE Credits: 3.0 Skills


Program Chair 

Joanna Roberto, Esq. | Gerber Ciano Kelly Brady LLP | Garden City

Program Agenda

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.         Registration

9:00 – 9:10 a.m.         Welcome and Introductions

9:10 – 10:00 a.m.

Guidelines and Mandates Govern Nursing Home Facilities

  • Facilities Regulated under N.Y. Public Health Law § 2801-d; creating a private right of action against the facility for compensatory damages, punitive damages and attorneys’ fees; prosecuting or defending against a prima facie case

1.0 MCLE Credit in Skills

10:00 – 10:50 a.m.

Discoverability: How To Prepare And What To Share

  • Preparation and discoverability of incident reporting and internal review in a nursing home setting; Dealing with agreements for Long-Term Care Facilities; Effect of CMS rules; selecting arbitration or court

1.0 MCLE Credit in Skills

10:50 – 11:05 a.m.                 Coffee Break

11:05 – 11:55 p.m.
Defending Against Statutory Violations And Limiting Recovery

  • Analyzing PHL 2801-d and 2803-c as well as state and federal regulations; awarding legal fees; using mediation panels; medical legal analysis of records

1.0 MCLE Credit in Skills

12:00 p.m.                              Adjournment       

     


3.0 MCLE Credits: 3.0 Skills

NYSBA Member: $135.00 | Non-Member: $235.00
Co-Sponsoring Section Member: $110.00


Newly Admitted Attorneys: To receive skills credit, newly admitted attorneys must take accredited transitional CLE courses in traditional live classroom settings that have been approved by the CLE Board for use by newly admitted attorneys.  For more information about the CLE Rules, please go to www.nycourts.gov/Attorneys/CLE.

Out of State Accreditation: This program has also been approved for MCLE credit by the State Bar of California, the Pennsylvania Continuing Legal Education Board and the Board of Continuing Legal Education of the State of New Jersey.  If you require MCLE credit in other states, we can provide you a Uniform MCLE Form.

Partial Credit for Program Segments Not Allowed: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.

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If you have any questions about this program, please contact staff attorney Thomas J. Richards, Esq. or coordinatorBridget Donlon.

Additional Information: IMPORTANT NOTICE--PARTIAL CREDIT FOR PROGRAM SEGMENTS NOT ALLOWED: Under the New York State Continuing Legal Education Board Regulations and Guidelines, attendees at CLE programs cannot get MCLE credit for a program segment (typically, a lecture or panel, of which there are usually several in a program) unless they are present for the entire segment. Those who arrive late, depart early, or are absent for any portion of the segment WILL NOT receive credit for that program segment.
Address:
New York State Society of CPAs
14 Wall Street
New York, NY 10005
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