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Prosecuting Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse Cases (Update)

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Produced on March 03, 2017

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Course Information

Time 62 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

In an update to his popular program on prosecuting nursing home negligence cases, Michael Brusca of Stark & Stark discusses the practical tools necessary for prosecuting such unique and challenging cases.  

Nursing home litigation is an interesting and satisfying area of law where practitioners must proceed with caution. Nursing home claims can be deceptive, complex, and expensive to prosecute. This course is designed to assist both new and experienced nursing home practitioners in the course of litigation, including picking the proper claims, procuring the available discovery, developing deposition strategies, and attaining the right experts.

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Implement practical procedures for prosecuting a complex nursing home neglect or abuse claim
  2. Approach discovery, deposition strategies, and document requests
  3. Understand what nursing home cases are truly about
  4. Recognize the expected defenses and defense strategies

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Faculty

Michael A. Brusca

Davis & Brusca

Since 2009, Michael has focused the majority of his practice on representing vulnerable people and their families when there is abuse or neglect in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, group homes, and hospitals.

Michael knows how to go to trial when necessary. He was lead counsel on the Estate of Mary Dwyer v. Harborview, the largest nursing home verdict in the state of New Jersey – a $13.2 million dollar verdict in Hudson County. He received great training serving as an Air Force Judge Advocate, where he tried many cases all over the world in the United States, Japan, Qatar, and Kuwait.

As a specialist, he regularly lectures around the country and teaches other lawyers how to prosecute these claims. He’s been published many times, including in the New Jersey Law Journal and the national attorney magazine Trial.

Having lost his own family members in institutions, Michael has a certain level of understanding with all of his clients. He knows first hand what it’s like to see someone you care about struggling, and brings a specific passion to his work.



Reviews

DF
Deborah F.

EXCELLENT

CP
Caroline P.

Very good presentation with a lot of useful information.

BI
Bruce I.

Great presenter!

MC
Marvin C.

Have written Mike for links to the nursing home ratings websites mentioned but not in written materials; a very worthy specialty and it resonated with what our own family has been through here.

SL
Steven L.

Outstanding presentation. Highly recommend.

AA
Andrew A.

Excellent presentation

JM
Jonah M.

charismatic and practical

JL
Joseph-Jacques L.

excellent, enjoyable

GN
Gregory N.

Excellent presentation. Good insights into this area of practice. Will take his other courses

CC
Cheryl C.

I wish all courses were as well-presented as this one!

JR
Joanna R.

Great topic and speaker

SR
Sharyn R.

This is a top notch presenter who did a great job in just one hour!

RO
Rita O.

well organized and good info -well done

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