About The Book
Written by one of the most successful trial attorneys specializing in nursing house litigation, Nursing Home Malpractice Case Strategies provides a critical analysis of a resent trial involving an elderly patient who died while under the care of a skilled care nursing home. This book walks the reader through an actual nursing home malpractice case, citing the key elements of the process as well as providing explanations of how trial strategy is developed. Additionally, the author provides readers with expert advice on case selection, discovery tactics, and trial presentation, including a discussion of the use of new technology tools. With long-term care becoming a growing phenomenon and litigation in this area increasing, it is essential for attorneys representing both plaintiffs and defendants to better understand what is involved in nursing home malpractice suits. Nursing Home Malpractice Case Strategies is an excellent resource for the malpractice attorney interested in learning from an experienced peer in the field.
About the Author
Jeffrey J. Downey is a trial lawyer in Washington D.C., handling cases in Virginia, Maryland, Washington and New York. He graduated from Hofstra Law School in 1988 and spent the first seven years of his career doing defense work for the federal government and later for an insurance defense firm. Prior to opening up his firm in September of 2007, Mr. Downey was partner in the national law form of Robins Kaplan Miller & Ciresi, where he handled a variety of high profile cases, including antitrust matters involving pharmaceutical products, PBM fraud, complex commercial cases and nursing home abuse and neglect matters.